Luckily, early this morning, when the eyas stood up, viewers of the live cam could see that she was no longer dragging the bag around. It isn’t clear how she got free of the nasty plastic, but we’re all extremely relieved that all is well again in the nest. Read more here.
We probably all feel the urge to reach outside that window with a rag and some Windex. Alas, we’ll have to wait for a slashing rainstorm, or an adjustment of the camera angle to improve the view. Read all about it here.
Let’s hope whoever is doing this isn’t also operating around Washington Square Park. While Rosie and Bobby probably never eat corn scattered on the ground, they do eat pigeons and other prey that might eat that poisoned corn.
The baby hawks have names now, the result of fevered voting in the comments section of the NY Times City Room blog. Click here to read all about it.