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Red was the Color

“that my baby wore…Yes it is!” With strange cool August weather, the Red-tails make more appearances in downtown. Red-tail – Red Lamp Red-tail – Red Hat   Just sittin’ here … Continue reading

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August 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Have Wings, Will Fly

The dog days of summer is upon us, but temperature wise, it’s been quite cool for August in Raleigh. Mama and Papa are flying around downtown, but usually they stay … Continue reading

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August 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

Look Out … Below!

July 25 Ah, summer in Raleigh. some days can be really hot and humid and some days can be pleasant in the morning and a sudden deluge of rain in … Continue reading

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July 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Capitol Residents

I haven’t posted in a long while.  Unlike in the past 3 years, there were always the younglings that mama and papa had to feed.  This year, all 3 were … Continue reading

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July 11, 2014 · 7 Comments

News Bits

June 13 A little news from the American Wildlife Refuge.  The 3 hawks are doing fine, however, they will need hunting 101 training.  Sending them out into the wild now … Continue reading

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June 13, 2014 · 4 Comments

She’s Leaving Home

June 3 I stopped by the nest early this morning and as expected, I didn’t see Mama or Papa anywhere around.  But by the Mall, Blue-jays were screaming their lungs … Continue reading

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June 3, 2014 · 6 Comments

Goodbye, Theia, Rhea and Dione

June 2 I received an email from Steve Stone of the American Wildlife Refuge AWR (please donate!) that he had to rescue another hawk yesterday.  That was Rhea.  Rhea had … Continue reading

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June 2, 2014 · 9 Comments
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