Osprey Rescued from Tree Recovering; Exclusive TLS Video Goes Viral

osprey 1The osprey rescued on Sunday from a tree is on the road to recovery. The bird, says Joseph Sandstrom – the officer who rescued the bird – was taken to the Toms River Avian Center for care.

osprey in patrol car“He is currently being treated for a sprained wing and the injury sustained by the hook penetrating his foot,” says Officer Sandstrom. “He is given a 50 – 60% chance to recover fully. Unfortunately, if he is a breeding male, there is a chance that his nest may fail without his presence.”

osprey 2Meanwhile, Officer Sandstrom is being hailed as a hero around the Internet worldwide, after the exclusive TLS video went viral. TLS has received requests to use the footage from multiple National media outlets and viral video sites.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Amazing video! Hopefully the poor guy is still a juvenile and doesn’t have a nest to attend to. I hope he recovers 100%!

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