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Old 12-31-2011, 08:42 AM   #1
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Default Violet, New York’s Red-Tailed Hawk, Dies

"Violet the red-tailed hawk, who earlier this year built a nest with her mate, Bobby, outside the office of John E. Sexton, the president of New York University just overlooking Washington Square and, via a live-streaming camera, the Hawk Cam, entranced viewers as the two hawks raised a family and hatched a hawk later named Pip, has died on Thursday. According to Robert Horvath, a raptor rehabilitator based on Long Island, Violet died of “heart-related complications” after undergoing surgery to amputate her diseased right foot."
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Old 12-31-2011, 01:46 PM   #2
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How sad to know that she suffered so with a leg injury.
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Old 12-31-2011, 05:39 PM   #3
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Very sad... Do you know if she was offspring of Palemale and Lola?
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