|Hawk swoops from Fenway Park railing, attacks girl on school tour|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 03 April 2008 11:50|
The girl was taken by ambulance to a hospital, but wasn't seriously injured.
The hawk was perched on a railing in the upper deck behind home plate while the group from Memorial Boulevard Middle School in Bristol, Conn., toured the stadium. The hawk flew at the girl and swooper with its talons extended, scratching her scalp.
A single egg lay in the hawk's nearby nest in an overhang near the stadium's press booth.
The nest and egg were removed at the direction of state wildlife officials.