As I was going thither and home yesterday, I passed through the Alewife shopping center, and looked for the Red-tailed Hawks. The nest was clearly visible up on 185 Alewife, but no hawks were to be seen. I could have sworn I saw hawks working on the nest earlier this year, but perhaps they hadn’t […]Read More Caught a glimpse of the Alewife hawks
Today, as I was loading fresh-purchased whole foods into the car, some motion made me look up. Then a barrel-chested, broad-winged bird swooped over the Petsmart. And another, which lit on some lights. Hawks! The red-tail hawks are back at Alewife! As you can see from the terrible quality of the attached images, it was […]Read More I do believe the Alewife hawks are back
I’m not getting a whole lot done today, so here’s a random collection of things to read to keep you from getting anything done. The hawks in the area are active, but that’s not keeping the squirrels down. Here’s a video of a squirrel daring a young hawk to come and get it. Warning: includes […]Read More Link laziness
A really nasty thunderstorm passed through this afternoon, but we emerged merely wet. So we went to Alewife for groceries — and Red-tail hawks!Read More Hawks in the rain
So I’m about to make a turn from the Fresh Pond Mall onto Alewife Parkway, when I notice a cluster of people across the street. They’re all looking up at something, some with binoculars. One has a telescope. Are they birding? I look up.Read More Hawks!