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Pale Male

This evening, Pale Male was on one of his favorite buildings at Fifth Avenue and 79th Street.  He was there for about an hour and then flew to one of his favorite roosting trees in the east Pinetum.


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North Meadow Red-tailed Hawk

I explored the north end of the park today.  During a brief rainstorm, I got to photograph a hawk at the eastern side of the North Meadow.  Later this same hawk circled the Recreation Center a few times and then gained altitude.  It started to get harassed by Chimney Swifts, so it went even higher until it was hard to see.  It then dived and quickly moved northwest towards Morningside Park.


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She's Back

After being difficult to find for two days, the rehabilitated fledgling was back by the north of the Met and the Ancient Playground today.  She was there from 11 a.m. til sunset.  She then roosted fairly high in a large tree half a block into the park.


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Octavia and Pale Male

I looked for the Fifth Avenue fledgling yesterday evening and this evening and came up empty.  That's not too much of a surprise. Most fledglings wonder off this time of year and are difficult to track.

Its parents however were found.  Octavia was on a building at 84th and Fifth before going to a building a few blocks south, and then Pale Male and Octavia flew to the park.  We caught up with Pale Male in a favorite roosting tree near Cedar Hill.


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