City Hall Park

I went down to City Hall Park to look for the Western Tanager.  I saw brief glimpses of it, but also got to see two Peregrine Falcons chase a juvenile Red-tailed Hawk.  Here's a few pictures of the Red-tailed Hawk.


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Tompkins Square Park

It was a very windy afternoon on Friday.  When I arrived the two adults were escorting a juvenile Red-tailed Hawk out of their territory.  We lost track of the adult female, but the male came into the park and made two loops around the park and made a trip to the top of the Chritodora House.  It's amazing to watch hawks maneuver in high winds.  They move very fast with incredible control.


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Last Weekday Birding Day

With thunderstorms expected on Thursday and the end of Daylight Saving Time this Sunday, today was the last day I could go birding after work until the spring.  So, I went to Tompkins Square Park and watched Christo (and Dora briefly) hunt in the park.  He caught a small rodent but didn't really get a great meal.


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