Trooper teams up with wildlife rehabilitation center to rescue injured bird

NORTH SYRACUSE, NY — On July 3, 2018, State Police responded to a complaint of an injured bird in the area of Deerfield Road in the town of DeWitt.  Trooper Javed responded and located the baby starling, which appeared to have been abandoned. Trooper Javed made contact with Critter Crossing Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, and made arrangements for the starling’s care. Trooper Javed turned the starling over to the center’s personnel, where it was immediately treated for dehydration. The starling will remain with the center for further observation and any necessary medical treatment.