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March 7, 2008

The Mom RTH of the P.S. 188 nest on Houston Street, Lower Eastside.

Someone offered that this is the window of the Principal's office. I doubt it though, if this Principal is like any of the ones in my experience, those evil beings are more at home closer to the ground where they could feel the soothing heat from Hell.

The Dad (to be) at Riverside Drive collecting man-made nesting material.

The bark is stripped and left to dry in the sun for a few days before they take it to the nest.

All images photographed on Friday March 7, 2008.

Lola laid her first egg on Thursday March 6th. Palemale took his turn sitting when she took a nesting break late Thursday evening. She spent the night on her nest.

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