Came home from work yesterday... and I saw a hawk lying motionless on my driveway.
Walked up to him, and it turns out he was breathing fine, looking right at me. But seemingly paralyzed.
I picked it up with a shovel, and walked it to a nearby grassy field. I was going to lay it out on the field, where it could either recover, get eaten, or otherwise just die naturally.
After laying it out in the field, I called the conservation department to see if they'd be interested in come picking it up.
In classic conservation department form, they were like "yeah we think we can save it, but we just closed."
So I'm like... so is that all I can do?
They're like "well do you think you can preserve it for the evening?"
I have no idea. What do I need to do?
They said "retrieve the hawk. Place it in a cardboard box and cover its talons with a blanket. If it's still alive in the morning, bring it to the zoo and we'll take it from there."
So, I did:
Last edited by Direckshun; 01-23-2013 at 08:29 PM..