Highbridge Park - Fifth Manhattan Nest!
Park Avenue Peregrine Falcons

Red-breasted Merganser, Eastern Phoebe and the 5th Avenue Nest

On Saturday, I ran around Central Park in the afternoon.

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First stop was the Meer, where I got shots of a Red-breasted Merganser drake with his punk hair style.  He's the bird in the foreground with a Ruddy Duck behind him on the right. He's a new bird for my Central Park Bird List.

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While walking down to the Fifth Avenue nest, I saw this Eastern Phoebe, a sure sign of spring.

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When I got to Fifth Avenue, at first nothing was visible.  Lola was on the nest, snuggled into the nest and hidden.  But soon Pale Male arrived and sat on the window the hawk watchers have nicknamed Linda 6.

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Lola got up to rearrange herself, and move a few twigs.

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But soon settled in out of sight again.