6/24, St. John the Divine

The start of an extremely pleasant Tuesday found one of the cathedral hawk fledglings perched on a chimney atop the Cathedral House.

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A slight breeze up there.

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Lots of head wiggling as the fledge eyed anything and everything that passed by below.

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But he was in no rush to go anywhere.

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About 7:00 he did perk and decide to make a move. Took off toward the other end of the Cathedral House, then re-appeared heading for the cathedral apse roof. But was it the same bird coming back?

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Hopped around the apse a bit, checking the skies to the east and southeast.

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Then flew back west to the nave roof.

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The new spot was a good position to be close to the crossing arch, one of mama Isolde's preferred food drop-off locations.

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Assuming mama Isolde was going to deliver an evening meal.

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Belatedly I discovered the other healthy fledge on the other side of the close, perched atop the Diocese House, and also keeping an eye out for mama.

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Waiting, waiting.

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Posted 6/24/2014 09:50:00 PM by Robert

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On 6/24/2014 11:09 PM , Goggla said...

Beautiful birds - I'm glad to see the seem to be doing ok. Mama's got a tough job...