A singing Clay-colored Sparrow was reported on private
posted property near Lake Road and Ferry Road in Charlotte on July 1st.
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Notes on an unavoidable Grand Isle Cooper's Hawk nest.
Odd for a nest to be used two years in succession, but
at least the young male was a new bird at this nest site.
30-March & 6-April: Territorial Cooper's Hawk PAIR near old nest.
Nest empty through 21-April. (Female seen nearby 8-April.)
Female incubating eggs, 24-April through 25-May.
(Male nearby 1 & 10-May.)
Female incubating? and brooding young 28-May to 1-June.
Male brooding young on 5-June.
07-June: Female on nest.
10-June: 10:15. Male brooding. 10:40. Female brooding.
13-June: Male at nest, with at least 3 young.
16-June: Young at nest. No adults.
19-June: Female feeding 3 young.
20-24-June: Female w/ 3 young.
27-June: Female & young standing on edge of nest. Male present later.
28-29 June: Young fledging.
30-June: Empty nest. No Hawks nearby.
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