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.
Great job by #NYPD ESU Det. Stefanakos & Det. Binder rescuing a bird that wandered onto the subway tracks. The young Crane was safely removed from the #7 line train tracks above Roosevelt Ave in Queens. The Crane was transported to @NYCACC in Manhattan. pic.twitter.com/j7Q1fZDpWf— NYPD Special Ops (@NYPDSpecialops) September 2, 2018
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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