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Rufous Hawk

Chapter 8

Movement in the Nest

June 7, 2014

This morning we saw no movement in the nest. It looked like everyone was sleeping in. But around noon, things started perking up. Watch this video to see what I mean.

And here's another video, taken as feeding time. How many do you see?

June 10, 2014

There are at least two chicks in the nest. Tonight I took a photo from the east side and from the north side of the nest and saw two different chicks. Of course, the watchful eye of Mom Roxie is right there beside them.

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Mom and 2 Chicks Mom and Chick

Now watch the movement of the two chicks in the video:

Continue to Chapter 9: Peepers and Climbers