May 102012
 
Great-tailed Grackle - Dunking

This interesting observation is of a female Great-tailed Grackle. The grackle had gathered some nest building materials and was seen to be dunking the dried straw into a puddle of water. The supposed objective may be to make the straw more pliable for nesting building. Once in place, the straw would dry and again become

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May 102012
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Nest Update 3

May 9, 2012 This observation is the continuation of a previous post. The previous article can be found here Red-tailed Hawk – Nest Update 2 The female was sitting high atop the cell phone tower today when I arrived. From her vantage point she was doing the double duty of keeping an eye on her

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