NYPD detectives rescue bird from 7 line subway tracks in Queens

JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens (WABC) -- The NYPD was called in to make quite the unique rescue on Sunday when a large bird wandered onto subway tracks in Queens.

A pair of Emergency Services Unit Detectives were dispatched to the 7 line tracks at the Roosevelt Avenue subway station to save the bird, which appears to have been a cormorant.


Thanks to their quick work, it was safely removed from the tracks.

The New York City Animal Care Center in Manhattan is now caring for the bird..

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