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    GALLERY: Turkey vulture in smokestack - Staff photo by David Leaming | of | Share this photo

    A turkey vulture flies inside a vacant boiler room at the former Seton Hospital in Waterville on Thursday. The bird evaded captors with nets for about hours before Animal Control Officer Chris Martinez netted the large bird.

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    GALLERY: Turkey vulture in smokestack - Staff photo by David Leaming | of | Share this photo

    Terry Heinz, left, of Avian Haven and Waterville Animal Control Officer Chris Martinez plan a strategy to net a turkey vulture that became trapped inside the boiler building at the former Seton Hospital in Waterville on Thursday.

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    GALLERY: Turkey vulture in smokestack - Staff photo by David Leaming | of | Share this photo

    A turkey vulture, held by Waterville Animal Control Officer Chris Martinez, was trapped inside the boiler room at the former Seton Hospital in Waterville for days. It was finally netted unhurt, but apparently tired, by Martinez and volunteers froom Avian Haven after a two-hour battle.

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    GALLERY: Turkey vulture in smokestack - Staff photo by Amy Calder | of | Share this photo

    A turkey vulture flew down the smokestack at the former Seton Hospital on Chase Avenue in Waterville and was trapped in the boiler room for days before it was rescued Thursday.

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