Environmental officials rescue hawk from tree limb

Posted at 12:56 PM, Sep 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 14:56:03-04

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    Plymouth, CT (WFSB) — There was an amazing rescue in Plymouth over the weekend.

Crews rescued a hawk that was dangling from a tree limb after it got caught in a fish hook and fishing line.

A hiker spotted the bird up about 15-feet off the ground at Bristol Reservoir.

State environmental police cut the limb down and removed the hook.

They say the hawk will make a full recovery.

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