Wounded osprey found in Gypsum

1st September, 2016 by

By Pam Boyd

GYPSUM — Someone brandishing a pellet gun seriously injured an osprey hawk in the Gypsum area last week.If the perpetrator is located, he or she could face a serious fine.According to Craig Wescoatt of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, a pedestrian found the injured bird in the Brooks Lane area and contacted Vail dispatch. Wescoatt was sent to the area to investigate the situation and he found the obviously injured osprey in the area. The bird was unable to fly and Wescoatt was able to capture it and take it to a veterinarian. The bird sustained two pellet shots but is …

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