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.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Female Red Tailed Hawks soaring April 12, 2010

I took a lot of photos today. As I arrived the male arrived - took over the nest and she flew out - circled around me for a good minute (you can tell it is the female by the extra feathers at the talons). At lunch again the male came in to take over the nest, I was able to get a couple of shots in the nest where she was fussing around the branches etc. I will post the shots tomorrow.
On a nice sunny day they were both soaring around. 3 turkey vultures went over the nest today as well. The red tails did not seem concerned.

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