East Harlem Red-Tailed Hawks
Nest Building On C.P.S.

Pale Male Brings Lola Take-Out

While birding at the Oven (a section of the Ramble on the shore of the Lake), I was enjoying the variety of birds which included, Canada Geese, Mallards, a Mourning Dove, a Red-bellied Woodpecker,  two Downy Woodpeckers, Blue Jays, Black-capped Chickadees, Tufted Titmice, a Fox Sparrow, four Northern Cardinals, two male Red-winged Blackbirds, a Rusty Blackbird, a Common Grackle, a House Finch, and lots of House Sparrows. 

Around 4:30 p.m. we spotted Pale Male with a rat circling over the Oven.  He then headed towards 5th Avenue. 

It was very cold. A group of us thought heading to see where Pale Male went with the rat would warm us up.  So, it was off to "The Bench" by the model boat pond. 

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When we arrived we found both Lola (lower left) and Pale Male (upper right) on a 5th Avenue building around 77th Street.

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Pale Male watching Lola eat.

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Lola on the same building eating the "Take-Out", Pale Male has brought her.

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Pale Male makes a brief trip to the nest.

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Leaves the nest.

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And heads north returning to Lola.

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Pale Male back on the 77th Street building.

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Lola gives Pale Male the left overs.

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Lola hops up on a railing and soon exits heading due West.