Rochester Falcon Mecca 2015

The falcon population in Rochester is growing. Here is Cadence, 2015 fledgling, who landed on the rail in front of us early Saturday morning.  The Seneca Towers falcons are below.

Rochester falcon Cadence 2015-1

Rochester falcon Cadence 2015-2

Rochester falcon Cadence 2015-3Seneca Towers adult, one of the new pair in town

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Seneca Towers fledgling, one of two – quite the surprise this year

Rochester Seneca Towers falcon watch-2

In the Good Old Summertime

Eagles are still hanging out.  This year’s crop of young will soon be making Croton Point Park their summer home.

Eagle over Ossining June 6 2015-2

The osprey young are getting a rather late start, but will be taking over the train station parking lot.

Osprey with fish to nest June 2015-3I discovered the Bronx Zoo!

Spoon bill Bronx Zoo May 2015-1 Flamingos Bronx Zoo May 2015-1

The regulars at Croton

robin with worm June 2015-1 butterfly June 2015-1  Red-tail attack by mockingbird June 2015-1

How to Catch an Eagle

Bring in some wind, snow, low tide, lots of fish and extremely cold weather.  The eagles have moved to the Hudson River in big numbers now.  This is just in time for Teatown Lake Reservation’s Hudson River EagleFest.

Eagles First Grade EagleWatch 1-28-15-3

There is a fish under all these eagles


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Our resident family


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So close no scope needed


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Red-shouldered hawk hanging out with the eagles


Project EagleWatch

The eagles are arriving.  The ice is forming on the Hudson.  We had the first of our SteamBoat Dock Photo Club meetings today, LOL!!  Photo Corner is ready and waiting in Verplanck.  The White House Tree is hosting fish hors d’oeuvres.

Eagle Verplanck 1-17-15-1

Anyone know a good colorist?



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Hey, I’m talking to you!

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Beak cleaning

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I see another fish over there