PNM workers help save baby hawks

Baby Cooper Hawks
Baby Cooper Hawks

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – PNM workers are trying to help save some baby coopers hawks, who lost their home.

The bird’s nest was blown out of a tree in Rio Rancho during last Sunday’s wind storm as a PNM lineman worked nearby.

Unfortunately only two of the five birds inside survived.

Wednesday PNM workers and members of the group Hawks Aloft returned to the area and helped install a new man made nest in a big cottonwood and re-nested the chicks.

Crews say as they were working, the father returned to watch over the nestlings. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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