A Visitor at the Capitol

March 17, 2017 The last time I saw the Red-tails was 3 weeks ago at the Duke Energy Performing Arts Center.  Since then there has been not one sighting, nothing close, nothing far.  If they have a nest, Mama would be in the nest and both Papa and Mama would be swapping nest duties, but…

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Millenium Falcon

Feb 1, 2017 The resident Red-tails have not been very visible lately.  A few days of no sightings, then today, Papa came flying in over the Marriott and landed on the Red Hat building Mama soon appeared on the BB&T. Then I saw this really fast-flying bird circling around the PNC building. I thought it…

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I’m Looking Thru You

Nov 10, 2015 As the leaves begin to fall and temperatures cool, Raleigh’s Red-tails seem to become more ‘visible’. But when one of them stares down at you, it can be pretty intimidating. Both Papa and Mama RT are around and I’ve seen them in the ‘usual’ locations.  This is good, but doesn’t mean they’ll be back.…

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Squirrel Hunt

March 13 I walked around the Capitol and one of the workers there told me that he’s seen a hawk earlier in the day. It was also here a few days ago eating lunch and unmindful of all the people taking pictures.  Hmmm… I thought that would be the Inquisitor, but who knows.  So I…

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Back to Stay?

Dec 18 It’s been a while since I’ve last seen Mama and Papa – even longer.  The last Red-tail that’s been quite present around the Capitol has been the Visitor.  On my way home today, I looked up in the distance atGoldie Hen but it looked like there was something else on it.  Could it…

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