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   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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