Out on the highway between home and town, high in a tree, was a hawk nest. We have watched this empty old nest for several years. Finally were rewarded with the hatching of two babies around July 1st,2009.
A long shot of the tree with mom guarding the nest.

Mom is sitting on nest being very protective.

A good closeup of an adult, note dragonfly on branch underneath.

A baby's little down covered head.

The two babies begin to get dark.

The babies finally stand up and show themselves.

Mom brings a nice piece of red meat to the hungry almost grown babies. They took their first flight the next day, August 1st.




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