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Rufous and Henrietta Hawk

Chapter 17

Little Hawks on the Wing

June 23

Tomorrow we leave for a family vacation in Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Tetons. Hoping for a last glimpse of the young hawks, I went outside, camera in hand. And there in the cypress tree were Curly and Moreen, clinging for dear life to the swaying branches. Curly is a small, sleek little hawk, probably a male.

Moreen is quite large, always moving about, and vocal. Larry was nowhere to be seenů maybe he will always be on the far side.

Continue to Chapter 18: On Their Own