Posts Tagged ‘raptor’

Urban Hawks

We’ve been talking about birds this week and last. If you’re looking for hawks, in addition to all the fantastic Pale Male resources, check out Urban Hawks.

This fantastic blog, written by a local bird enthusiast with great camera skills, includes photographs and videos of hawks, birds, and other wildlife in New York City. Check it out as a classroom resource to supplement the book Urban Roosts, to use with nest cams, or to talk about nature here in New York City.

What cool shots of birds will you find??

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Will you see an American Kestrel on Sunday?

This weekend, check out Raptor Fest at Prospect Park, held from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday, October 2nd. This event, run by the Urban Park Rangers and the Prospect Park Alliance, will feature “majestic raptors.” The event organizers promise that “Hawks, falcons, owls and other birds of prey will be on hand for flight demonstrations and more!”

Sounds like a lot of fun. For more details, follow this link to the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation’s website or call (718) 287-3400, extension 102.

What better way to kick off October (migration season) than with some awe inspiring birds?

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