Fledgling Cooper’s hawk rescued in St. Helena’s Crane Park
Joe Borden, a certified master arborist and president of St. Helena’s Britton Tree Services, said someone spotted the fledgling and called Carol Poole, a volunteer with the Napa Wildlife Rescue. Poole called Borden and on Thursday morning, Sam Glenn of Britton Tree Services put the baby hawk in a canvas bag, climbed 30 feet to the hawk’s next and pulled the baby up to the nest.
Borden called the hour-long rescue “very cool. Apparently as Sam got close to the nest, the brother just jumped out of the nest and scooted out on a branch no more than two feet away and watched. Mama bird flew about six feet away and also watched. It was a great moment.”