Coverage of the Pellet Gun Shooting of a Federally and State-Protected Yellow-Crowned Night Heron


Dr. John Charos and Dr. Greg Nelson, Veterinarians from Central Veterinary Associates, joined Detective Bob Sowers from the Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (SPCA) in a press conference on May 14 to address the incident in which a yellow-crowned night heron was shot and later transported to Central Vets.



» News 12: SPCA investigates pellet gun shooting of federally and
state-protected yellow-crowned night heron

» Channel 7: Bird on endangered species list shot in Long Island park
» Channel 2: Protected Heron Recovering After Being Shot,
Wounded In Nassau County

» Newsday: Bird healing up after pellet shooting


» WCBS 880: Sophia Hall Reports

» 1010 WINS: Mona Rivera Reports


Press Clips (PDFs)

» Newsday: Bird Shot by Pellets, on the Mend
» LI Herald: Heron shot at Hewlett Bay Park
» TribTown: SPCA: Heron shot in Long Island park;
hopes for recovery after surgery

» MorningTimes: SPCA: Heron shot in Long Island park
» NBC New York: Heron Shot in Long Island Park: SPCA

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