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Hawk hurt at Back Bay station

Hawk hurt at Back Bay

UPDATE: The Animal Rescue League came to take the hawk for evaluation and rehab.

Around 12:20 p.m., Matt Fede reported this apparently injured hawk was sitting outside Back Bay station, on the Dartmouth Street side, as police stood by awaiting somebody who could take care of it.

Maybe it's the one that flew into the station yesterday?

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Poor thing!

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I NEED TO KNOW - NEED TO KNOW BASIS OKAY? BOS. ANIMAL

CONTROL SAID HE FLEW AWAY/WASANT THERE? WHAT'S THE STORY?

CALL THE POLICE!

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......flew over the cuckoo's nest

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IMAGE(https://elmercatdotorg.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/celebrehawk.jpg)

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I love this, Elmer

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Please let the hawk be okay. We need to increase our army against rodents.

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The one inside yesterday was the same species and age - juvenile Cooper's Hawk - as this bird. It looked in bad shape when I saw it but yesterday's article indicated that Animal Rescue had been contacted. When I didn't see it again this morning (although I only looked briefly) I assumed AR had finally come to get it. My guess is that it had chased a pigeon along the Commuter Rail tracks downstairs and had then somehow made its way upstairs and then was stuck.

Here it is looking disheveled yesterday: http://i.imgur.com/Bs6hUGLg.jpg and a phone shot to show its location: http://i.imgur.com/iRQwADs.jpg

This isn't an especially rare bird - they breed in Boston - but it's too bad for this individual that it picked the Christmas weekend to get into trouble when there weren't people around to help it.

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Are hawks common in that area?

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I live nearby and I see them all the time. One even snatched a poor smaller bird for a meal right on my windowledge a couple years ago. As another commenter said, they're great for keeping rodents in check, when they're dumb enough to show themselves in public.

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Thanks.

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Hawks are common anywhere there's a food source. The rats love the Southwest Corridor Park (and alleyways nearby.. think: garbage), so the hawks are always nearby for some easy lunch.

Its the same here in Chelsea.. I see hawks at the time because.. well.. we have a rat problem. The hawks are awesome to watch when they are hunting their pray.

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Perhaps its waiting to board the 39 bus to Angell Memorial?

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Another example of why we can't have nice things...

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hawk .... was a short lived tv series september 8 , 1966 to december 29 , 1966

played by burt reynolds as det. john hawk nypd

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