The Park City Police Department last week received a series of reports involving wildlife sightings or problems, including from people indicating they saw moose in the city and someone who reported an issue with a bird and its young.
Some of the cases included: on Sunday, May 25 at 10:44 a.m., the police received a report from someone along Deer Valley Drive about an issue with magpies. The police were told a magpie chick fell out of the nest outside a front door. An adult magpie pecked at the woman when she attempted to leave the house, the police were told. The woman indicated she needed to leave the house from a back door, the police said. an injured deer or a deer carcass was seen in the middle of a northbound lane of S.R. 224 at the Meadows Drive intersection at 12:31 a.m. on May 25. Summit County officials wanted the Police Department to remove the animal, which was reported to be a traffic hazard. a moose was seen on the 2200 block of Monitor Drive on Saturday, May 24 at 7:39 p.m. The police were told children would not leave the animal alone. The moose was gone when officers arrived. on Friday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m., a moose was seen in a driveway on the 1300 block of Lowell Avenue. People were gathering to see, the police were told. The animal moved toward the nearby Park City Library and Education Center. on May 23 at 6:29 p.m., a hurt animal was reported to be behind a pot on a porch along Silver Cloud Drive. The person who contacted the police was unsure whether the animal was a porcupine or a skunk. on May 23 at 10:34 a.m., a young moose was seen ambling down the road on the 900 block of Park Avenue.