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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

Alone Again, Naturally

May 28 After Dione’s fall from the nest, only Theia and Rhea remain.   Rhea can bd ID’d by more brown/orange breast feathers.  This may change as they grow, the orangy … Continue reading

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May 30, 2014 · 7 Comments

Dione Down

May 27, 2014 The day started with the eyasses just loafing around in the nest.  Papa and Mama were up high on the Wells. By lunch time, I found Mama … Continue reading

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May 27, 2014 · 9 Comments

All in the Family

May 22 These days, it’s common to see Mama or Papa up above the nest, on the column or one of the dormers.  That’s because the 3 younglings are quite … Continue reading

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May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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