OVERLOOK AVENUE SW, 5000 block, June 14. Animal Control received a call about a bird at a D.C. Water and Sewer Authority treatment plant. An Animal Control officer found a young grackle that had fallen into a raw sewage canal. The bird was soiled and unable to fly but had no apparent injuries. The grackle was cleaned by a wildlife specialist and released later that evening.
Among cases received by the Washington Humane Society.