While folks have been telling esnl they thought the raptors’ nest in the 2300 block of Prince Street in Berkeley had produced three young, the most he’d ever seen at one time was two.
Until today, that is.
While they’ve only be able to fly for a few days now, at least one of the triplet Cooper’s Hawks has proven to be a resourceful hunter, and this morning the critter brought back some prey to one of the lower branches of the home tree.
As the victor zealously chowed down on a feathery Friday morning brunch, a brother/sister perched on a limb in the shadows a few feet away, looking rather wistful.
Whilst the third sib perched in a tree across the street, vocalizing a presumably jealous lament [that presumption coming from a blogger's own experience with his offspring].