Carol & I drove passed that tree and the Red Tail hawk about 3:45 today.
Peter & Carol
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From: "Rick Renaud" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 10:54 AM
Subject: Red Taileds in love?
> As regards last year's successful RT hawk nest atop a large, dead white
> pine tree on the Susie Wilson Road extension (between Susie Wilson Road
> and the 289 connector in Essex):
> This pine tree was dying last Spring/Summer when the RTs were nesting
> there. It's long since lost almost all of its needles/cover. As the nest
> is now quite exposed, I assumed it would not be reused. Well...
> Monday, I saw a lone RT perched in the tree near the nest. Tuesday
> afternoon, I saw 2 RTs side by side in the nest. Haven't seen them there
> again since, but will be keeping an eye out for sure. We'll see!
> On an out of state note, I saw the world's most popular Red Tail - Pale
> Male - and a much larger, darker Red Tail cavorting near the 72nd St/5th
> Ave nest while in Manhattan two weeks ago. He was looking good. What a
> Hope to see some folks down Burlington's Intervale tomorrow am at 8 (Rena
> Calkins Trail head past Gardener's Supply entrance) for the Audubon walk!
> -Rick Renaud