Fun on Fifth Avenue
Riverside Hawks

Next Exit Please

Thanks to great detective work by Nina Wolf and other birders in Riverside Park, the new nest site of the Riverside Hawks has been discovered.  I was able to confirm the nest location on Saturday, but wasn't able to see the hawks in the nest until Sunday morning.

The nest is on a traffic island at the next exit north from their old nest.  It is on a strip, that due to heavy traffic, is cut off to humans, dogs and raccoons.  Best of all, there are a row of benches for any and all hawk watchers to sit on!

Update: March 22nd.  The Hawks ended up choosing a nest site a few blocks north of the Boat House CafĂ©.  This is not unusual.  Hawks may build an alternate nest, and then not use it.

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