STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. —  An injured bald eagle was found outside of a home in West Brighton on Friday.
The doorbell rang at Elizabeth “Betty” Hayes’ home at around 2:30 p.m. It was her neighbor pointing to her driveway. A bald eagle stood there, looking back at her.
Hayes said that the bird was originally found on her neighbor’s porch, but her neighbor opened the door and the Bald Eagle walked over to her yard.
“I realized that something’s wrong…that it’s not flying. You could tell that the wings are bad,” she said. 
She was worried it would get hit by a car or die, so she trapped it between her neighbor’s fence, her fence, and a garbage can to make sure it wouldn’t leave.
Hayes said she called the police department, the fire department, and the Staten Island Zoo, but no one gave her an immediate response. “Because I don’t know how long it will take …
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