Here are the kids

August 24 So Mama and Papa RT snuck one under us this year, raising their young far away from the eyes of the hawkarattzzi ­čÖé Time to relax a bit. ┬áMama preens at a familiar location. Oui, mama.┬áOui c’est moi! And the kids have a fun day soaring above downtown Raleigh. I not sure why…

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Are these your kids?

August 5, 2016 The wailing was in stereo so it’s got to be more than 1 eyas. Here’s #1: and #2.   Meanwhile, Mama and Papa were nearby… Hmmm…. not sure what training this is. Ciao    

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Is this their kid?

August 2 The adult Red-tails have been very visible these past 2 weeks in downtown, even hanging out in one of their former preening stations. ┬áThe cross by the First Baptist on Morgan and Wilmington streets. They’re also on the antenna atop the Library and on the BB&T. Last friday, I heard a distinct wail…

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Mama’s and Papa’s RT

July 19th The Red-tails seem to be making more regular appearances in downtown Raleigh at places once forbidden by the Kestrels. Could it be because the Kestrels are no longer in town? ┬áTha’s my theory, but I saw a Kestrel the other day but it didn’t chase the Red-tails. up close – yep. it’s a…

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Kestrels… for now

The resident Red-tails are certainly still in the area, but I’ve had no luck locating their nest, if they even have one this year. For now, a pair of Kestrels are nesting in downtown. ┬áThey’re small and hard to spot, but just as interesting. Daddy kestrel doing the ‘walk’. Both of them on the antenna…

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