Today it was very exciting on the nest. The female went back and forth from the nest to the woods and back again. She was tearing off branches to put in the nest. She never left for more an 5 min and was back in the nest. She then gave us a thrill soaring above us for a good 5 min. The male was in and out of the nest during this time.
The female is so large and full of feathers. When you look at the shots make sure you double click so you can see her breast hair and how large her body is. The difference in size is amazing.