Sunday, April 19, 2009

The Parentals in Prospect Park and 'Name That Bird'

Continuing with a recent Spring flower theme ...

After Rafi S's bar mitzvah lunch in Brooklyn,
the Parentals went to the Prospect Park Botanical Gardens.

Although the cherry blossoms have barely started to bloom,
the place was packed.

In additon to a huge number of amateur photographers, there were

and Does anyone know what kind of bird this is? My Pi thinks an eagle but I don't.


Eli said...

Definitely a red-tailed hawk.

ChickenUnderwear said...

Yep, hawk

the moot said...

Eli, I'm impressed. How did you know?

I'm not surprised that ChickenUnderwear would know, however. I would expect that someone who goes by such a moniker would know his (her?) birds.

Eli said...

I knew because I'm one of the best ornithologists!

Well, actually, because I found the search.