My Encounter With The Milk Snake

A few days ago I was doing yard work and walked into my garage to see a long snake stretched out beneath the house doorway. I got the shovel thinking I would chase him outside, but I realized he couldn’t move. His tail was wedged into the wall. So – I’m thinking – what does […]

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Two Barred Owls That “Talk” All Night Long

For the past week or so we’ve had owls hanging out in the vicinity of my house. We were watching TV one night and my son muted it and said, “what’s that noise?” It was a long hissing, screech sound which I can’t explain, but when we looked outside we saw a big bird swoop […]

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Thanks Cornell and Best of Luck Baby Hawks

Okay, this is my last hawk posting. Off and on during the day for the past couple of months my eyes have been diverted to the live cam and the nesting hawk family at Cornell University in New York state. From laying eggs in a snowstorm and then the hatching of the three eggs, to […]

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June Fledge By Baby Red-tails

One down and two to go.  The baby Red-tail hawks at Cornell University in New York are ready to fly.  One slipped off the edge of the ironwork and flew off on Wednesday. The screenshots below show stretching of wings in the nest, mom and dad (Big Red and Ezra) sitting together on the light […]

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The Baby Hawks at At One Month Old

The baby hawks on camera at Cornell University are about to be a month old. I checked in on them yesterday and since there is a live chat going on during the day I read a post that said the oldest was hatched on April 23rd. They have really grown fast, like all baby birds […]

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