Falmouth MES Staffer Frees Entangled Hawk

Hawk was caught in protective netting...
This hawk became entangled in the protective net over a fish pond. (FMES photo)

From Falmouth Dept. of Marine and Environment...

Today MES staff member Chris Anglin responded to a report of a red tail hawk tangled in protective netting over a small fish pond.

The home owner reported that when they tried to free the bird, a second hawk repetitively dive bombed the home owner. If you notice in the photo, you will see a squirrel (lower right) that the hawk was intending on eating after it had made a near successful hunt.

The case resolved by Chris releasing the hawk from the net.

The squirrel was placed on the wood line with the hope that the hawk would be able to enjoys its well deserved breakfast.


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