Thursday, March 30, 2006

Bill Trankle of Indianapolis writes:

Marie, while nest cam sites are becoming almost commonplace these days, there are a couple of great ones that I thought you and your readers might enjoy. One is an eastern screech owl (Megascops asio) nest cam in urban Austin, TX that is now focused on their new batch of 4 (so far) eggs. (, and the other is a peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) nest cam here in downtown Indianapolis, also with 4 eggs ( Both sites have cameras that update once per minute. A word of warning: These sites are addictive and so much more entertaining than any "reality" TV you'll find on the idiot box these days.

As for the latest wildlife sightings in your own slice of green ("Turkeys, coyotes, and hawks, oh my!"), I wonder if the original designers of Central Park ever thought it would be such a fantastic haven for creatures of all altitudes? Truly amazing.