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Rufous Hawk

Chapter 16

Tree Rats

July 1, 2014

The cooplets are out in nest tree. Eager to explore, they hop and flutter from limb to limb, scurrying about the tree like tree rats.

Tree Rats Summertime

They seem to be studying everything around them, figuring out which limb to grasp and what will be their next adventure.

Tree Rats Tree Rats Tree Rats

July 2, 2014

Tonight I watched as the little hawks shared a meal. Little hawk bottoms rimmed the nest and tails bobbed up and down as they took their turn at their snack. I could hear them chirping faintly.

Continue to Chapter 17: Fledglings