The little hawks have started moving around in the nest. One is especially precocious, and appears to enjoy peering over the side at the vast world below. I took around thirty photos of the hawk chick as she moved all around the nest and finally settled down. As I snapped away, I wondered where Henrietta was. Itís very unusual for her to leave the nest at all, and I couldnít hear her calling from a nearby tree.
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I finally packed up my camera gear and went back to the computer to see my photos. Only then, after I zoomed in on the chick, did I discover the red eye of Henrietta, glaring at me.
She was there all along, expertly hidden in the leaves right at the edge of the nest!
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