The weather yesterday showed promise, but in the end the showers won. It could have been worse; snow has still been pretty regular here for quite a while. Snow showers that don’t amount to much beyond a cold, wet and … Continue reading
Last night was very windy up on the nest and this morning brought more snow showers to the area. Big Red (or Ezra) protects the eggs from the cold, wet stuff. This winter just won’t let go; Mother Nature needs to … Continue reading
Yesterday the second camera on the Sapsucker Woods Pond Great Blue Heron Bird Cam, provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, located some Great Blue Herons wading about and looking for fish. The camera on the nest is quite a … Continue reading
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This morning Big Red was on the nest and was seen craning her neck to investigate some bird chatter close by. At that moment I was unsure of whether Ezra had returned to the nest out of camera view, or … Continue reading
The nest activity includes a lot of sitting around, adjusting twigs, changing of the guard, and meal delivery. For the next thirty plus days, this will be what I will be watching. In an effort to mix it up a … Continue reading
Below is information about Big Red and Ezra, the Red-tailed Hawks nesting in Ithaca, NY. The text is taken from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology All About Birds page. The Live Stream Web Cam is also available for viewing on … Continue reading
Yesterday was a big day at the nest of Big Red and Ezra Red-tailed Hawk. Big Red laid her third egg, and for once I was at the computer when it happened. I noticed a lot of movement on her … Continue reading