King pigeon takes a bath - July 24th, 2017

I visited Washington Square Park to look for the Hawks today now that the recent heat wave has broken. As luck would have it I didn't see a single Hawk, just like during my last visit a couple of days ago.

We had lots of rain yesterday and this morning so one of the patches of lawn developed a bird bath. This patch develops a puddle every time we have such heavy rain. 

A big pigeon took advantage and enjoyed a bath while keeping his eye on me:

Still keeping an eye on me: