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Red-tailed Hawk on Riverside Drive

December 23, 2012
Red-tailed hawk

Red-tailed hawk

A red-tailed hawk perched high above Riverside Drive overlooking the Hudson. What view the bird must have with the river to the west,

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and Riverside Church, usually lost in a mass of leaves, visible through bare branches to the north.

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The hawk calmly took in its surroundings.

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After a while, it was joined in the tree by two smaller birds.

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The hawk ignored them at first. (The little birds are on branches to the right.)

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But when it turned to take a look, the little fellows flew off.

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 And the hawk remained.

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Visit Backyard and Beyond to see another NYC Red-tail in a construction site in Brooklyn Bridge Park.


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