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Old Mar 27, 2010, 10:22 AM   #1
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For the first time I saw evidence of a chick in the nest. I could not tell if there was more then one, what I saw was too small to expose much above the edge of the nest. I observed one adult catch a snake and return to the nest, then begin feeding a chick. Momentarily the other adult came to the nest and left. The Hawk feeding the chick went through a long feeding, then flew down to near where it caught the snake and fed itself.

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Old Mar 27, 2010, 10:29 AM   #2
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Great catches with these shots. The last one is especially telling - powerful legs and back stretching and pulling at that snake...
Thanks for these!
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The loving family. How nice. Hope to see more.

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Nice documentation, Ed. Good shots.
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Poor snake. On the other hand, hawks are fun to watch and it's nice to think of one more in the world.
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Thanks so much for keeping us informed of the progress of the family - and thanks for some great, clear, well-composed photos too!
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That last shot is fantastic.
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Very Cool, great shots.

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Nice series!

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