Live Raptor Camera shows newborn red-tailed hawk at San Francisco Presidio

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – Two red-tailed hawks, nesting in San Francisco’s Presidio, have expanded their families.

The second chick, dubbed “eya” by bird experts, was seen hatching Tuesday morning on Raptor Cam live, posted by the Presidio Trust.

The first chicks hatched on Saturday, after the mother hen laid two eggs in mid-March, according to the agency’s website.

According to experts from the Presidio Trust, the hawk family has established their nest about 100 feet high on a eucalyptus tree near Presidio’s Main Post.

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The mother and father hawks incubate the eggs, while the father sometimes hunts a small rodent for lunch, according to the agency’s website.

Now is a popular time for birds to rest or nest during the season, said the Presidio Trust, with the Presidio serving as a key stop on the Pacific Flyway, with 323 different types of birds spotted. in the park so far, the Presidio Trust said.

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If you’d like to watch the Presidio Trust’s Raptor Cam live, click here.


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