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 Red-Tailed Hawk - Franklin Institute, PA
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By: DoxieMom19 (offline) on Saturday, May 15 2010 @ 03:17 PM EDT  
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Tiercel lands with a squirrel
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An eyeass pulling the leg of the squirrel and pushing his sib toward the side of the nest!
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Formel comes in the relieve Tiercel but no one seems hungry
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By: DoxieMom19 (offline) on Saturday, May 15 2010 @ 03:18 PM EDT  
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By: DoxieMom19 (offline) on Saturday, May 15 2010 @ 03:20 PM EDT  
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When one of the eyasses gets a large piece of food, the other 2 watch him as he tries to move it down to his crop Smile
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Formel moves nestovers to the front of the nest, and prepares to fly away, leaving behind a heap of sleepy eyasses Smile
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By: DoxieMom19 (offline) on Saturday, May 15 2010 @ 03:42 PM EDT  
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Haven't moved much since the parent left
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Wing span, and look at the bloomers Smile
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By: DoxieMom19 (offline) on Saturday, May 15 2010 @ 05:39 PM EDT  
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3:51 pm CT - WINGS!!!
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While his sibs slept, this one has been nibbling on the remains of the squirrel!
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By: DoxieMom19 (offline) on Saturday, May 15 2010 @ 09:06 PM EDT  
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One eyass still working on the squirrel leftovers
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Tiercel arrives with a rodent
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Formel arrives, grabs prey, and Tiercel takes off
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By: DoxieMom19 (offline) on Saturday, May 15 2010 @ 09:08 PM EDT  
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That same eyass grabs the rodent and makes an effort to eat it; Formel stood there for awhile and let him try Smile
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But she gets it back and starts feeding them all
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By: DoxieMom19 (offline) on Saturday, May 15 2010 @ 09:10 PM EDT  
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As long as they are hungry ( they take breaks and lay down or tend to their needs ), the Formel will feed them
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Once they are through, Formel carries nestovers away from the nest
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Pile of tired, but full eyasses
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