The Red-tailed Hawk family has succeed in having two eyas. Very hard to see them but I can hear them and see them flapping around high in the nest.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Nest shows signs of more and more activity May 8, 2009

Coming into the nest

Taking a break

Feeding the young

On arrival at work today I could see signs that the female is needing to feed the young more and more often. She is standing on the side of the nest feeding at least once an hour during the day time. At lunch I saw her fly off the nest. She flew around our building and was joined by the male who then again disappeared. The female went hunting on the apartment building (I saw the pigeons fly off the building quickly). She then flew to the construction site and sat on top of the elevator lift for the while. The most exciting time was when she quickly flew from the top of the building lift to the nest. A matter of seconds, feet first wings tucked in and right on the nest. Very very cool. Later in the afternoon we saw from the 5th floor -she was standing on the nest tearing apart some food and again feeding the eyas and also herself. We all can't wait to see the babies.