Monday, March 5, 2012

Semi Tropic Spiritualists' Tract: Today's Red Tailed Hawk Nest Photos

Photo: Gary Vlahakis, March 5, 2012, 10:42 AM.  In case there was any doubt it was a Red Tailed Hawk.  All photos shot from Corralitas Drive.  (Click on photos to enlarge.) 
Photo: Gary Vlahakis, March 5, 2012, 10:44 AM. At the same time, I also happened to catch sight of the big female walking around the edge of the nest, working on checking it and working rather deliberately around the edges.  This is definitely the female - she's enormous.
Photo: Gary Vlahakis, March 5, 2012, 10:45 AM.  Gary couldn't quite make out what she was fussing with in this shot.

Learn more about Red Tailed Hawks: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

We're following the Red Tailed Hawk nest at the corner of Allesandro & Rosebud, 100' from the controversial 16-lot subdivision in the Semi Tropic Spiritualists' Tract. More tomorrow.