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Baby broadwing hawk!

Posted by Maggie Jensen,
North Country explorer from Bow, NH
July 12, 2018

We spotted this baby broadwing hawk in a nest in a sugar maple tree right by the side of the Lowland Trail at the Indian Creek Nature Center. Without a telephoto lens, I wasn't able to get the best picture, but you can see the baby's pale head sticking up out of the nest. They just stared at us the entire time, perfectly still. One of the parents was somewhere nearby, whistling loudly at us. If you notice a sudden concentration of white bird droppings on the ground, look up -- that's how we found this nest!


Emlyn Crocker

Incredible! Thanks for sharing this sweet photo Maggie.