During the month of July,Jake and I have watched a Cooper's Hawk nest.
Friends of ours live in this park like setting,just down the road from us,
they have this nest right on the yard.
Please bear with me as I realize that once again I have uploaded the pictures backwards.
So now you will see the progression from fledglings to nestlings in reverse order.
This young bird was proudly sitting several feet from the nest.
On the opposite side of the nest it's sibling was checking us out.
This view shows both the nest and one adventurous bird. About a week earlier this was the scene at the nest. Three very alert youngsters.
Here is one of the parents just giving us that look.
One of our first visits showed three white puff balls in the nest.
The spacious yard has mature trees all around it,with an open park like
setting in the middle.
Flower beds curve gracefully around the perimeter of the yard.
Each season yield another burst of color from the various flowers.
Here is one of many Day lilies growing on the premises.
In a bed close to the house she has several of these plants.