Pip the red-tailed hawk hop-flapping - June 19 2011

Pip the red-tailed hawk chick is getting closer to flying off her nest's window ledge for the first time. As you can see, her hops are getting higher and her wing flaps are getting stronger. She should have a great first flight if she continues to progress as she has been! She's expected to be ready to fly her coop within the next couple of weeks. Footage I took June 19, 2011.