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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

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

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