A family of hawks move in down the street. They’re a welcome addition to the neighborhood.
Here’s the link to the flickr gallery: https://www.flickr.com/photos/martinjb/albums/72157669898236386
Here’s mom and dad:
And here’s the nest’s raison d’etre in the early fuzz-ball stage:
Two weeks later, it’s just about done getting rid of the baby feathers and is stretching its wings:
And a week later it’s even more mature looking and making tentative flights. Here it is getting ready to fly:
And after landing in a nearby tree, it take a well-deserved rest: