Experts Say Several Healthy Hawks Found Dead In NYC Parks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Experts have been trying to determine why seemingly healthy Hawks have been found dead throughout New York City parks.

1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reports

Several hawks have died in the past couple of weeks alone, including a female which has nested in Riverside Park for years.

Mark Angelis often walks in Riverside Park and says he’s concerned.

“I love hawks,” he said. “They’re beautiful animals and if you look at their talons, they’re really exquisite.”

One hawk was found dead in Central Park and another last Sunday in the park right off Columbus Circle.

One theory is they may be eating rats which have been poisoned. Tests will be done to see if that’s the case.

What do you think? Please share your thoughts below…

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  1. A. Almond says:

    What the uptown Hawks must learn from their downtown family
    in Madison square park is to only eat squirrel & pidgeon,forget
    about those rats,squirrel is higher class.

  2. Sydelle says:

    Can’t they use a rat poison that only kills rodents?

  3. ELLEN says:

    ITS RAT POISON…LAST FALL I WAS IN RIVERSIDE PK EVERYWHERE I TURNED THERE WAS SIGNS TO BE CAREFUL RAT POISON HAS BEEN PLACED IN AREA

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