Friday, January 3, 2014

Hawk vs Hercules

Winter Storm Hercules blew through last night, leaving us with blowing snow and temperatures in the teens, but that was nothing for the Tompkins Square hawks.  I dressed as a walrus, in two pairs of everything, but these birds are tougher than nails, going about their business like any other day.

Red tail in Tompkins Square

This hawk has a no-tolerance policy when it comes to squirrels.

Red tail vs squirrel

Today's special is pigeon on ice...

Red tail with pigeon in Tompkins Square

Sigh.  This would have been the shot of the day but for that damn branch in the foreground.

Red tail with pigeon in Tompkins Square

This sums up the day well - bright, clear and cold.

Winter white

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