More strange birds
A while ago, what I had thought was an Eagle made an appearance in Hoboken (it was actually a Hawk).
That seemed to create some interest amongst readers. It was cool to see an unusual animal (other than the occasional criminal) make it’s way into town.
Here we have a reader who saw yet another wacky specimen. He’d like to test our bird-experts out there to see what this crazy foul was!
A while ago you had a post about a hawk, which I had the good fortune to see twice in and near Stevens Park. A few nights ago my dog flushed a bird in the corner of the dog run in Stevens Park. In the dark it looked like a quail – fat body and small head. It ran a few yards and then flew off. This morning on the way to work I saw it again as it had crashed into Marineview Plaza (across from Stevens Park). I made a pathetic attempt at rescuing it – which involved calling Hoboken PD, two of the vets in town and an animal control number. I put it in a box near the doorman in Marineview with some cloth to keep it warm and hidden.
Left it hoping it would recover and fly away. Got home to no sign of it.
Anyway am wondering what it might be. If you have the time and inclination please post the photos to see if anyone knows what it is.
Name that bird!