Playtime in Washington Square
Cooling Off

Two Off The Nest?

At Fifth Avenue, it appeared another eyass had fledged, but I couldn't be sure.  It looked like only the adult female and an eyass were on the nest this evening.  But I could only find Pale Male and a single fledgling in the park.

I know a sleeping eyass can hide completely from view on the nest, so I'm not sure if we had a second fledge for sure.  In any case, it was nice to see the fledgling on Cedar Hill.

A "benefit" of having a young fledgling in the park was that it was mobbed by birds.  The visitors included a Northern Flicker, Northern Cardinal, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, House Finch and House Sparrow.

Update: It turns out the second fledgling had left the nest for sure when I took these photos.  The third eyass fledged on Thurdsay afternoon.


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