Injured osprey rescued along Tampa's Bayshore Blvd. - WFLA News Channel 8

Injured osprey rescued along Tampa's Bayshore Blvd.

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

An injured seabird was rescued this afternoon along Tampa's Bayshore Boulevard by concerned residents.

The Tampa residents spotted the osprey, who appeared to be in distress just off Bayshore Blvd. in the water, with an injured leg.

They were able to reach the bird with a kayak and scoop it out of the water with a pool net, according to witnesses.

The Tampa Audubon Society responded and were transporting the bird to The Busch Garden's animal hospital. 

 

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