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Lima on a meal break trying to dry her feathers for the flight back to her nest<br>Tuesday evening.

Palemale on 965 Fifth Avenue.

Lima returns to relieve Palemale on their second day of incubation.

Palemale coping with the heavy rain.

Lima on a nest break during a heavy downpour.

Palemale leaves his nest sitting duty to mate with Lima.

Palemale hunting for mice behind the MET.

Palemale with a mouse which he's about to take to LIma on their nest.

If you thought taking pictures in the rain was difficult, consider what it must be like to have to sleep in the pouring rain.
Palemale going to sleep late Tuesday evening.

Photographed in Central Park on Tuesday April 12, 2011.

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