It was an easy, breezy visit with the Hawks and other nearby birds today.
One of the Southeastern Central Park Red-tailed Hawks had just landed on a Plaza Hotel light fixture when I arrived.
Hawk just below and to the left of the flag:
It was the more tawny-colored Hawk (not the redder one with the dark tail feather dot).
The nest material still undergoing formation:
The Hawk was resting so I went to The Pond after several minutes to check on the Ducks.
The Wood Duck was still palling around with his Mallard friends:
I was getting bored so I made my way back to the Hawk.
I saw who I believe was its mate soar toward the Hawk sitting on The Plaza:
The tree then blocked what would have been a perfect chance to photograph what happened next; The Plaza Hawk and the soaring Hawk flew toward each other and locked talons for a split second before separating again. I was pretty bummed out to not catch the action with my camera but it was a pretty exciting thing to see.
One of the Hawks flew over The Plaza:
Both Hawks perched on The Plaza (the more red Hawk on the extreme left, the tawny one on the right):
General William Tecumseh Sherman:
I noticed what looked like a Peregrine Falcon flying extremely high above (above all the skyscrapers in the area):