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Hawkmadinebwog is no prophet, but either Odysseus is getting ready to slaughter Penelope’s suitors, or the red-tails are out for spring! Several people wrote in yesterday to tell us that a juvenile red-tail was hanging around Hamilton and Low until catching his meal and dropping feathers on the passers-by of College Walk. Hawkmadinebwog is not […]

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“Demon Squirrel Feasts Upon Peanuts” is one of many new campus wildlife photos on the Hawkmadinebwog this month.  In which we check in on the happenings of the Hawkmadinebwog and its editor, Courtney Dowds, as they start up the new semester. Welcome back to the neighbirdhood, everyone. Revisting a grade-school favorite in My Side of the Mountain. […]

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Bwog tipster Tipper Austin, CC ’11, alerted us of the presence of a Bird Relocation Expert on campus.  Worried that Our Hero may be in danger, we scurried out to College Walk and saw this van.  

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It’s time to get the story straight. Our Hero Hawkmadinejad, christened and courted with gads of sightings over the course of last school year, proved pervasive and rather uncanny. Commenters squinted at his tail feathers as they seemed to shift from brown to red and then to brown again – rather strange for a red-tailed hawk […]

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Bird Fever

As Bwog blossoms into an around-the-clock Morningside Heights bird-related news source, we present you with two stories of from the cold-hearted avian world. First, news of a hawk kill. Alex Weinberg reports that around 11 this morning, Hawkmadinejad “swooped down and ruined a squirrel in front of Avery.” Awesome. Hawkmadinejad photo, at right, by Alexandra […]

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Though Hawkmadinejad’s activities of late have been carefully recorded and analyzed, much of his pre-Furnald-lawn history remains shrouded in mystery and chaos. An ornithologically-inclined tipster, however, points us in the direction of a possible paternal identification:  “Hawkmadinejad is most likely the son of Pale Male, the first raptor bird of NYC, who nested on the […]

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Hawk Stalking

Bwog’s resident ornithologist, Courtney Douds, spends inordinate amounts of her free time watching our unofficial campus mascot. Here’s what he’s been up to since he tore a pigeon to shreds during the greatest reading week entertainment since you got so sleepy you started seeing double. You may have seen the large bird of prey around […]

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