11/23, UWS Kestrel and North Woods Red-Tail

In the hour before sunset...

An American kestrel perched on a water tower on West 104th St.

104th Street Kestrel

And an immature red-tailed hawk quietly watching Central Park's North Woods near Block House #1.

Juvie Red-Tail in the North Woods

About 5 minutes before sunset, the red-tail took off toward the Ravine, presumably to find a roost, but was met by a squall of jay alarms. It returned toward the Block House area and either roosted near there or perhaps down hill toward Harlem Meer.

Posted 11/23/2008 05:42:00 PM by Robert

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