At least three seemingly healthy, uninjured hawks have died in the last two weeks in NYC parks, and experts are scrambling to try to figure out why, and if there is anything that can end the trend: "They all appeared to be healthy and didn't have any traumatic injuries," Bobby Horvath, a wildlife rehabilitator, told the Daily News. "It's not like they were hit by a car or crashed into a building.
Some sad news to end this week: Violet, the matriarch of a family of red-tailed hawks in Washington Square Park and beloved star of the Times's "hawk-cam", has died following surgery to amputate her injured foot. She was believed to... Read Post
Three babies born in recent weeks to a pair of unnamed red-tailed hawks nesting in the south end of Riverside Park are believed to have died. Read Post