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Morning watch 11-16-11

By Rochester falcon watcher MAK

First time in a long time I was awakened by my alarm clock because I wanted to be downtown on watch at sunrise. I so have missed getting out every morning to see the Beautyful one and having the truck for one day I took full advantage of it!

When I arrived in our fair city I had to drive around to all the usual spots for Beauty was nowhere in sight. Upon arriving at the intersection of Broad St. and South Ave. I spotted our girl on the money bag hand of Mercury. With a big old smile on my face I crossed over and parked on the bridge,set up my camera on my window mount and started clicking away!

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What a Beautyful sight for me to see with her back on her favorite perch and mine too!

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Although I spent only 15 minutes with Beauty I felt quite content. It was good¬† getting out and seeing the people walking down the sidewalk to work and greeting them with hi how ya doin’! After 2 months of being absent it was nice to be remembered.

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Beauty flew off really fast after a pigeon stooping behind the Thomson Reuters building where I lost sight of her and after searching the city twice with no luck I had to end my watch. I don’t know when I’ll get out again to see our resident downtown Peregrine but until I do I want you all to keep smiling!¬† :)

6 Responses to “Morning watch 11-16-11”

  1. Donna Says:

    I’m looking forward to a Winter with Beauty on Mercury, even with the snow blowing around her, it’s a Beauty-ful sight! Thanks MAK, great set of pics!

  2. MAK Says:

    My pleasure D! :)

  3. margaret Says:

    Nice to see you back in action ! I love the winter time pics of B on Mercury.

  4. MAK Says:

    Me too Margaret they are my favorite! :)

  5. Ginny Says:

    Thank you MAK for the great pictures of Beauty!
    So good to know you are out and about again! :-)

  6. MAK Says:

    You’re welcome Ginny it’s great to be out and about again! :)

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