Wednesday, May 09, 2007

PM & Lola note and first CPS baby picture

First baby picture from the Central Park South Hawks' nest --May 8, 2007
Photo courtesy of Http://

PM & Lola note:

A recent website posting to the contrary, many people are working on getting the eggs in the nest at 927 Fifth Avenue retrieved. And that website posting to the contrary, everyone is working on this issue in good faith.

I spoke to Ward Stone at DEC two days ago, Here's what he told me:

"I've talked to Chris Nadareski about grabbing those eggs, and he said he was going to do it in the next few days."

Chris Nadareski is the man at DEC who retrieved the eggs last year after Pale Male and Lola finally abandoned the eggs. That was too late to test the egg material for whether it was fertilized. It's good news indeed that Chris has signed on for retrieval while the hawks are still in residence. That will certainly be harder.

As Fiorello LaGuardia used to say when he was mayor of New York City long ago, what's needed is "Patience and Fortitude.

[I've had a huge amount of e-mail from people upset about that particular website posting. I can't answer it all. I hope the above news helps calm down everyone's anxiety.]