Heron Rescue Unfolds on Twitter
You probably know that the Suncoast Animal League rescues and finds homes for unwanted pets. But, the non-profit regularly comes to the aid of critters of all types, as this string of Tweets that were cross-posted on Facebook illustrates.
Suncoast Animal League Executive Director Rick Chaboudy is regularly called out to rescue all types of critters in Pinellas County. He often cross-posts his activity on Twitter and Facebook, so animal lovers can follow along. Here's a look at how the rescue of an injured Blue Heron unfolded as the story developed on Facebook Friday.
Around 3:30pm on Facebook-Suncoast Animal League: "On my way to Countryside Mall area to pick up an injured Blue Heron that was hit by a car."
- Amy Shepherd Smith Thanks for caring!
- Lori Marden Clark Love great blues....hope it goes well!
- Paka Cat Hurry!!
- Suzi Kramer drive safely!!!
- Valerie Austin aww
- Linda A Leonard be blessed
Around 4:30pm on Facebook-Suncoast Animal League: "A bird in hand. After a brief chase through a complex, this injured Great Blue Heron was apprehended with the help.."
- Lori Marden Clark What's the injury report?
- Paka Cat Thank you Rick and the officer! Is the bird okay??
- Sheena Pender-Peake Yes, how is the bird doing?? Rescue Rick your the best!!!
- Suncoast Animal League The bird appears to be fine. No broken bones. Nothing out of the ordinary. It's resting right now. All is well.
- Donna Lynch Linton Well done! They can be ornery suckers with that beak.
Around 5:10pm on Facebook-Suncoast Animal League: "The Great Blue Heron is now the Great Black & Blue Heron after her run-in with a car. At first, she couldn't walk"
Around 5:15pm on Facebook-Suncoast Animal League: "A short time later she was able to fly a short distance. I refer to her as female because she kept trying to return"
Around 5:20pm on Facebook-Suncoast Animal League: "She is now at the Seabird Sanctuary."
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