On Saturday, I had a slow start. I started in the Ramble trying to chase down the White-crowned Sparrow without much luck. I then walked to Turtle Pond and found a cute group of Buffleheads among some Mallards and Northern Shovelers.
Then I saw a hawk flying south of the Beresford. It was Lola, the Fifth Avenue female.
She landed on a water tower on south side of West 77th Street. The building is just west of the New York Historical Society. After about 15 minutes, she flew due east.
I thought she had gone to the Model Boat Pond, so I walked there. When I arrived I saw that Pale Male was on a building two blocks south of the nest location. (Lola may have stopped in the Ramble for a late lunch.)
Pale Male posed for pictures and then flew off towards the Met.
It was such a nice day, I thought I would look to see what the Central Park South hawks were up to. Charlotte was on the Essex House sign.
The nest still looks to be in good shape.
The Essex House boiler could use an overhaul.
Soon Charlotte went NW and circled around and then above the Trump International Hotel and Tower.
Then she landed on the top of a construction crane on a new building being built on Central Park West between 61st and 62nd.
Junior soon joined her. If I got it right, she's on the top and he's below her.
Having seen four of the six building-breeding Manhattan Red-tailed Hawks, I went up to the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. My luck ran out, as I was only able to see the male of the Cathedral pair. However, five out of six isn't that bad!
The Cathedral nest looked to be in good condition as well.