Two readers have sent in pictures from or about the Cornell Hawkcam, where you should be watching the red-tailed hawks and their offspring. Readers have noticed a second chick pecking its way out of the egg.
Reader ivy privy has taken a photo of the whole megillah, with this information (click to enlarge photo):
The active nest is dead center on the lower catwalk. You can just see a tail to the right of the pole. To the upper right is an old nest (I presume).
The comm equipment is lower down the pole, and has cables to two pieces of equipment. To the upper left is what I believe to be the webcam, enclosed in a glass dome. The second piece of equipment, with the red box, I am unsure about. (microphone and thermometer?)
And reader “P.” has sent two pictures of feeding time, taken only half an hour ago (10:15 EST). Remember that the chicks have to eat meat from animals killed by the parents: