Screech Owls On A Snowy Sunday
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Sunday Around The Great Lawn

Lola was on the Beresford when I looked for her early on Sunday afternoon.

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She was looking down at something, so I went to look for it.  I was hoping for a Long-Eared Owl, but found this...

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...young hawk.

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I then saw Pale Male at the bottom of the Great Lawn.  He switched trees a few times.

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Here he's taking off to fly to another tree.

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A scratch,

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We had a number of "intruders", including a Cooper's Hawk, American Kestrel and this Turkey Vulture.

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Pale Male on one of the baseball backstops.

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Pale Male on the MET.

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Pale Male flew south and then a hawk flew north.  I was sure it was Pale Male, but finding the bird around 86th Street, it was a juvenile. 

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Pale Male was found to be on his favorite MET security camera.  He soon flew off, towards Turtle Pond.

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While watching for owls, the first year hawk came by.

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It ended up in a tree for the night in what I call the DMZ.  The zone between the Central Park South hawks and Pale Male and Lola.

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Enjoy the winter in Central Park, but remember you're going to be kicked out come spring by the old folks!