Bobby was circling the sky outside the nest when I arrived at Washington Square Park today:
He tucked in and darted northeast of the park. I found him on the top of a favorite building overlooking Broadway:
Having a scratch:
He flew off after 8 minutes and circled just north of the park:
Two Turkey Vultures passed by, heading east. One of the pair:
Bobby flew toward 6th Avenue and 10th Street and disappeared on me. A fellow Hawk-watcher told me she has seen Bobby on the Jefferson Market Library at that corner before so I went to look for him there (and the surrounding couple of blocks) but I didn't find him.
Here's a Google Maps screenshot of the library (marked with the red "A") in relation to the park:
Sadie was in the nest the whole time:
A poor mermaid was stuck in a tree outside the library nest:
But the handsome white pigeon I see from time to time was doing well:
He was wooing a lady:
A gentleman who had noticed me photographing the pigeon apparently couldn't resist taking photos of it either and who could blame him?