Quick Glimpses
Cambria, California

Brood Patch

It was a nice spring evening in Washington Square Park.  Bobby, the male was on the Education Building flagpole when I arrived.  He went to the nest to give the female a break.  She went to a spanish roof at the southwestern side of the park where she preened for about an hour.  Her brood patch was visible at times when she faced the wind.  While watching her, there was a photogenic Palm Warbler in the park grass.

The female hawk returned to the nest and Bobby then went to the Pless building and appeared to take a chest bath.  After about fifteen minutes he few west and we lost him somewhere around the Judson church.

20170405RTHA01

20170405RTHA02

20170405RTHA03

20170405RTHA04

20170405RTHA05

20170405RTHA06

20170405RTHA07

20170405RTHA08

20170405RTHA09

20170405RTHA10

20170405RTHA11

20170405RTHA12

20170405RTHA13

20170405RTHA14

20170405RTHA15

20170405RTHA16

20170405RTHA17

20170405RTHA18

20170405RTHA19

20170405RTHA20

20170405RTHA21

20170405RTHA22

20170405RTHA23