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03.31.15 Liam Mathews

Years after he saved a falcon from imminent death, bird blogger Yojimbot recently rescued a red-tailed hawk that got trapped inside of the Ravenswood Generating Station, also known as Big Allis, on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City. It’s a power plant capable of generating 2,480 megawatts of electricity, and no place for a hawk. […]

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11.01.12 Marina Galperina

With the basements, subway tunnels and NYC’s various urban veins still suffering from Hurricane Sandy floods, some more noxious than others, the city’s subterranean rat population is rising to the surface. No one knows just exactly how many rats reside in and under New York, but some estimates go up as high as 32 million. Scared yet? Don’t be. Many […]

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01.24.11 Bucky Turco

A Brooklyn resident was fortunate enough to catch a rare glimpse of NYC wildlife in action when a hawk tore up up a bird while sitting atop an air conditioner in Park Slope. (Video: dlgbklyn/YouTube) […]

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01.18.11 Bucky Turco

Pale Male and Lola (pictured), New York City’s famous red-tailed hawk couple, are no longer together. Heartbreaking I know. Bird experts told the Post that Lola is probably dead, which would explain why Pale has already found a new female, since hawks normally mate for life… so it’s not like he’s a player or anything. […]

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05.14.09 Will Sherman

Once again, the Unisphere, that 1964 World’s Fair icon destroyed by aliens in Men in Black, has become the nesting ground for some Red-tailed hawks. The birds are also nesting on the Triboro Bridge. |Urban Hawks| […]

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