The officers responded to a 911 call about a hurt bird on the southbound side of the Henry Hudson Parkway on West 95th Street around 8:30 a.m.
ALSO READ | Animal-loving pilot helps wayward pelican rescued from icy marina in Connecticut
The eagle-eyed cops spotted the hawk and called for a cage.
The officers then wrapped the bird, that they named Lucky, in a blanket.
Lucky was taken to the wild bird fund on Columbus Avenue for treatment.
RELATED | Video shows man's tearful reunion with dog who saved his life during stroke
* Get Eyewitness News Delivered
* More Manhattan news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Submit a News Tip