Dearth of Hawk sightings, fire escape looking sparse - September 12th, 2014

I've looked for the Washington Square Park Red-tailed Hawks three out of the last five days but did not see them.

A friend saw one of them outside the eastern border of the park earlier this morning so that was good news.

I took photos of the Cable Building fire escape during my search today and saw that it's looking more sparse.

Some material that used to be on the top floor's level is now lying on the level below:


Whether it fell or not is anyone's guess right now but the lower material didn't look purposefully arranged.

The state of the top level: