Swan saver

A Sick Swan Is Saved After a 23-Mile Odyssey by Foot, Car and Subway – A woman with the right training noticed a bird’s odd behavior and made it her mission to undertake a very urban rescue.

Ariel Cordova-Rojas had planned to spend last Thursday afternoon immersed in nature. It was the day before her 30th birthday, and her intention was to ride her bike to Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens, watch birds fly overhead and hike amid the vibrant fall foliage.