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Too Big A Meal For A Great Egret

Baby Makes Three At Riverside

By the third feeding I saw this afternoon it became clear that we had three eyasses (baby hawks) in the nest.  Eggs are laid over the period of a few days, and so the eggs don't hatch all at once.  Since newly hatched eyasses have trouble standing, during the first few days observing a newly hatched nest, you may discover the last hatchling a few days after seeing the older ones.

This relatively low nest, with the exit ramp at the same level of the nest, is giving us a wonderful opportunity to view the young eyasses during their first week.  A rare treat for those of us accustomed to building nests like Trump Parc, St. John the Divine or Fifth Avenue.  The last video clearly shows all three.


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