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OATS
05-13-2010, 05:58 PM
Made the rounds today to check on a few of the goshawk nests I've located this year prior to the leaves fully emerging. Those of you who search out goshawk nests will appreciate what a fine sight the following photos are. They are a reward for some very hard work. Enjoy.

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae45/DirtHawkeref/NoNameTail3.jpg

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae45/DirtHawkeref/NoNameTail1.jpg

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae45/DirtHawkeref/NoNameTail2.jpg

conorhawk
05-13-2010, 06:11 PM
very cool Eric keep the photos coming!

chuck
05-15-2010, 12:03 PM
BEAUTIFUL!!!just look out for them bear!

OATS
05-15-2010, 07:04 PM
Went out and checked on another gos nest today. Chuck funny you should mention bears.....the nest in the following picture is located near a hiking trail that was closed the summer before last due to lots of brown bear activity including 2 very severe maulings. As soon as it gets to be April I always pack protection while out nest hunting. There are lots of bears around here. We also lose quite a few gos nests to bears going up the trees after them.
http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae45/DirtHawkeref/NoNameNest4.jpg



Here is a cool picture from earlier this spring of a female gos in the pre-laying stage. Nest was almost finished up. The female knew she was busted and stood like a statue. She did not move at all until I left. I actually watched this pair copulate about a week before this pic. Enjoy.
http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae45/DirtHawkeref/StatueGos.jpg