Monthly Archives: May 2013

Highlights On The Nests

The Red-tailed Hawks are taking up a lot of space on the nest atop the light pole that overlooks an athletic field at Cornell University.  They still receive help from their parents while eating, although they do some self feeding, … Continue reading

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Complementary Colors

After teaching art for thirty-two years, I can honestly say the one area of curriculum that I don’t miss is Color Theory.  Because color is such an integral part of design and painting, it becomes necessary to grasp an understanding … Continue reading

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My, How We’ve Grown!

Three of the five Great Blue Heron eggs have hatched.  Egg number one is five days old, egg number two is two days old and egg number three is one day old.  There is a lot of pecking on the … Continue reading

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Introducing: #1 Great Blue Heron Hatch

The first egg has hatched upon the Great Blue Heron nest of Sapsucker Woods Pond at 2:05 PM on May 15th.  This much awaited event is the first of five eggs to hatch.  A few of the other eggs have … Continue reading

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Red-tailed Hawk Growth

Everyday the Red-tailed Hawk nestlings grow noticeably larger.  They are getting some of their darker flight feathers already.  When they are standing you can see their pantaloons and very big feet.  Like all babies, these young hawks are adorable.  Stability has … Continue reading

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Red-tailed Hawk Family

Recent screen shots I have saved include a number with both parents (Big Red and Ezra) on the nest with the three hawk nestlings.  Usually Ezra brings food and leaves or he shows up to give Big Red a break … Continue reading

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More Red-tailed Hawk Nest Views

As the chicks continue to grow it becomes more difficult for the parents to keep them completely covered.  They really have great appetites and after the feeding they seem to need rest.  I guess it’s hard work digesting all those … Continue reading

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