Monday, May 23, 2011

MAY 23, 2011

After three years as the ospreys' neighbors, we have been accepted.  Jack went out for a sail in Little Bird, our ketch.  Mama kept a sharp yellow eye on him, but made not a peep. When he returned, she was still on the nest, of course, but she moved her head from side to side as he pulled up to the pier.  According to a raptor expert we know, that's the way that hawks customarily greet each other. After a time, some people are deemed worthy of being considered hawks and also get the side to side head bob.  We're in!

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