The grounds of Saint John the Divine Cathedral in Morningside Heights are stunning.
The secret garden at Saint John the Divine
They are also open to the community for strolling and contemplation.Peacocks roam freely through the gardens.
White peacock strolls in its gardens
or parade along ledgesWhenever they choose, the peacocks can retire to their large coop to watch the world go byFlowers bloom everywhere
and brass birds keep watch
Crazy Mohawk bird
Griffon in the garden
At the back of the Cathedral, high above Morningside Heights, a pair of red-tailed hawks nest on the shoulders of a long-suffering saint
Photo by rbs at bloomingdalevillage.blogspot.com
Saint John the Divine is a magical place. Come visit.
Please stop by Bloomingdale Village for more photos of Saint John’s resident hawks. Although I have not seen them, the babies have apparently hatched.
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