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December 25, 2011: Raptor Cam Red-tails on Microwave Towers

December 25, 2011: Raptor Cam Red-tails on Microwave Towers

by Bob Sallinger

kgw.com

Posted on December 25, 2011 at 12:28 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 31 at 2:13 AM

Dear Raptor Cam Viewers,

Welcome to the start of the 2012 Raptor Cam season! The video link will not be up and running until mid February when the action around the nest begins to increase, but we will be posting updates here and on the Raptor Cam Facebook Page.

The following pictures were taken last week. I was in a meeting mostly not paying attention and watching out the window when the hawks flew in and landed on the downtown microwave antenas. It is possible that they were other red-tails but the microwave tower is located quite close to the nest site and it is a favorite perch of the raptor cam red-tails.

Over the next few weeks we will be cleaning the raptor cam video lense and repositioning and checking the connections to make sure that everything is good to go when nesting begins.

Happy Holidays!

Bob

 

Raptor Cam Red-tails on Microwave Tower (December 2011)

 

Rator Cam Red-tails on Microwave Tower (Wide angel view)

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