juvenile coopers hawk in the grass The Saga
Rufous and Henrietta Hawk

Chapter 13

Cuttin' Up

June 12-13

Moreen clings to the edge of the nest, swinging and swaying with the wind. Moreen and Curly waiting for dinner

She is certainly not timid about this balancing act and cavorts boldly about the nest. She clearly knows how to use her talons. As she spreads her wings, itís apparent that her wings and tail feathers are developing rapidly. Soon I will fly! Henrietta, always at the nest, appraises the progress of her chicks and knows that soon her job will be done.

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Moreen Now watch this, Mom. Wheeee! What's a mother to do?

Continue to Chapter 14: Soon We Will Fly!