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May 27, 2008

The results for toxicology tests for the two remaining Riverside baby hawks should be available very soon. I spoke to the lab today (May 27th) and they are just finalizing them.********Central Park's horrible garbage management

A baby starling waits for food from its parent which is feeding in the garbage in the CP Boathouse parking lot.

Triboro Bridge Mom steps out of her nest to give her three babies some more play room.

The Unisphere Mom flying off a lightpole around the giant globe in Flushing Meadows, Queens.

Little Lower Eastside Stinkers getting ready to face the strange new world below them.

Riverside Park Mom over the Westside Highway (Henry Hudson) northbound ramp.

All images photographed over the last few days.

Central Park's Filthy Habits

Riverside Park facts (updated May 22, 2008) - - - Recent mail/Riverside Tragedy(Updated May 27, 2008)

UC Davis lab results are in for the 1st retrieved baby hawk from Riverside Park:
Blood/organ samples contained lethal levels of two anti-coagulant rodenticides.
I will publish more information when I am allowed to. Please note that this information comes from just one set of test results. There are several more to be performed--bear in mind that only the pathologist can officially declare the actual cause of death in the baby hawks.