Kids in Training

August 29, 2017 Summer’s coming to an end but the kids are still not hunting on their own.  LOUD wails filled the Wells Fargo building as 2 juvenile Red-tails screamed out to Mama for food.  I looked around at the usual sites but couldn’t find Mama or Papa. Many minutes later, Mama flew out between…

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Back to the old hunting ground

3/27/2017 I seen nary a feather of any of the resident Red-tails for about 4 weeks…  that is until today. A familiar sight on a familiar building.  I wasn’t sure who it was but it took off, swooped really fast and disappeared. I ventured a guess that it was hunting and saw some feathers floating…

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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 🙂 Time to relax a bit.  Mama preens at a familiar location. Oui, mama. Oui c’est moi! And the kids have a fun day soaring above downtown Raleigh. I not sure why…

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Hide and Seek

Feb 11 2015 just before the day ended and I was about to go home empty; ie no images of the Red-tails, I took a quick look at the spire… Lo and behold. A Red-tail.  As I took some photos (thru dirty glass and pointing way, way up), I noticed a small bump on the…

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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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Just Plain Greedy

December 12, 2014 Ah, what glorious sunshine and not too cold.   Perfect for a quick walk on the Capitol.  But, before that… A quick peek outside.  Somehawk was out there.  Who? Hard to tell. At the Capitol, I heard a faint noise… that of a squirrel… something that they do when in distress.  I…

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