hawk

Animal rescue

(2/3) Michael Pfaff and Jason Hartman cover the hawk with a sweater. nature, animal, bird, hawk, red-tailed hawk, people, wildlife Photo: Jon Ylinen

n Aug. 24, Jon Ylinen and Katie Swanson were driving from Site 38 to Wilson Hall when they found a hawk sitting on the side of the road. The hawk wasn’t moving, so Ylinen parked, got out of the truck and walked toward it. The hawk hopped into the brush, so he called Roads and Grounds.

Rescue hawk

Throwback to a few years ago: At the Fermilab rail head, a red-tailed hawk was found by Tom Miller suffering from a bad wing, rendering it unable to fly. Jim Kalina took the hawk to the vet for help with its injuries. nature, wildlife, animal, bird, hawk, red-tailed hawk Photo: Byron Wagner

At the Fermilab rail head, a red-tailed hawk suffers a bad wing, rendering it unable to fly. Roads and Grounds took the hawk to the vet for help with its injuries.

Two mating hawks crashed to the ground. One's talons are embedded in the other's leg. After a period of time the separated and flew off. Photo: Steve Carrigan, wildlife, nature, animal, bird, hawk

Two mating hawks crashed to the ground. One’s talons are embedded in the other’s leg. After a period of time the separated and flew off.