Officials in New Hartford, Connecticut, have been praised for rescuing an injured bald eagle on Saturday afternoon.
When officials from the New Hartford Police Department and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Emergency Service received multiple calls about the birds, officials took action.NBC Connecticut report.
Officers and security guards responded to the Steel Road scene and located the bird perched in a tree. However, they soon discovered that the wing was damaged.
In a social media post, the Connecticut State Police Said A bald eagle was spotted at Browns Corner Park.
“Encon police were requested to respond with special equipment to handle the bird safely. Upon arrival at the scene, ENCON police were able to capture the bird,” the agency said. said to
Troopers, New Hartford Police, and CT ENCON Police work together to rescue an injured Bald Eagle.
Following the rescue, authorities took the bird in for treatment and rehabilitation.
“A big thank you to all three agencies who have come together to save this majestic bird!” said the state police.
Connecticut Environmental Conservation Police I got it Before police arrived on the scene to help the eagle, it became frightened and retreated to a nearby tree.
Yesterday our officers were dispatched to a location in the town of New Hartford following a report of an injured bald eagle…
“One employee used a water rescue throwing bag to hit a nearby branch, then shook the bird loose and slid to the ground about 200 feet away where it was safely captured by another conservation officer. ,” detailed the agency’s post.
According to Audubon, bald eagles often feed Carrion and known to be a powerful predator.
“After a severe decline for most of the 20th century, bald eagles have revived in many areas since the 1970s. In some areas, we see large concentrations wintering along rivers and reservoirs.” the website read.
In 1782, the Bald Eagle named It is the national bird of the United States and was displayed on the coat of arms, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
“The bald eagle, like other eagles around the world, has been seen by many as a symbol of strength, courage, freedom and immortality for generations. Bald eagles lived only in North America.
RELATED: EMU-GENCY!: Pet bird escapes, escapes Massachusetts police for hours
Larry Myers Winstead via Storyful