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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Feb 01, 2004
Location: , Oregon

Species: Other (red-tailed hawk)
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: unknown

Victim's Disposition: dead
Victim's Name: unknown

Legal Action: Yes
Result: trapper fined for not having trap properly tagged

Summary: A red-tailed hawk was found caught in a leghold trap. His leg bone and flesh were severed. Oregon State police fined the guilty party for not having proper permits for the trap and for improperly baiting the trap.

Source: Wildlife Rehab Center of the North Coast Newsletter

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