Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Ageloff hawk nest update

It appears the Frigidaire has won the battle of the air-conditioners to see which one hawks Christo and Dora would choose for their nest.

Christo on the nest

Both hawks have been hard at work building up the sides and securing the sticks.

Christo takes a stick to the nest
Christo approaches with what appears to be a folded napkin.

Christo takes a napkin to the nest

It's a little more clear here.

Christo carries a napkin to his nest

Christo cruising past the nest...

Christo sails past his nest

While Christo flew back and forth between the nest and Tompkins Square Park with talon-loads of nesting material, Dora checked out luxury rental options on Houston.

Dora checks out the luxury rentals on Houston 

I noticed today there is a plastic bag clearly visible on the nest. I'm hoping the birds either remove it or squash it down deep under the sticks so it's not a danger to future hawklets.

See more of my hawk photos on my Flickr page.

A hawk neighbor has also started posting updates on the nest here.


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