Washington Square Park Male On Nest

This morning there were reports of both the male and female Washington Square Park Red-tailed Hawks visiting the nest and at least on observation of copulation on 1 Fifth Avenue.  When I arrived, Bobby, the male, was the only hawk I saw.  He made two visits to the nest while I was there and added at stick to the nest.


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Tompkins Square Park Gets Serious

The Tompkins Square Park pair are getting serious about nesting.  They've built a new nest close to Avenue A and 9th Street, and the male is busy courting the female.  They copulated while I was there and he also caught a small rodent and went off to give it to his mate as a present.  So, it looks like everything is in place for spring.


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