Monday, May 29, 2017

Hawk Chicks Starting Six Weeks

Now approaching beginning of sixth week, the chicks are standing up much more often and have begun to exercise their wings.

On the menu today was a large snake which we think was a Yellow-bellied Racer based on the coloration of the bits we could see. The adult still rips off pieces to feed the chicks. However, they are also learning to rip pieces themselves and play tug-o-war with them.

After a big feeding, the chick appears to have a full crop

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