Vancouver Island hawk is first to be found with ticks carrying Lyme bug

 BY AMY SMART, TIMES COLONIST FEBRUARY 9, 2014 4:00 PM A Vancouver Island hawk is the first raptor to join the list of species believed to spread Lyme disease. Research scientist John Scott said the Cooper’s hawk was found with 22 ticks on it, four of which were infected with the bacteria that causes Lyme disease….