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A bird's eye view

BuntingDr. Elizabeth Bunting, wildlife veterinarian with the Animal Health Diagnostic Center, is a member of a multi-person, multi-agency team that was called in to assess the situation of a red-tailed hawk nesting on a window ledge in New York City. Named Violet, the hawk appears to have a swollen right foot. After assessing the situation, the team recommended that Violet be watched through a webcam that was placed by The New York Times. When Times' readers began asking questions about Violet, the editors turned to Dr. Bunting and the team for thoughts. To follow the discussion, visit these sites:

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/23/ask-about-pip-the-juvenile-hawk/

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/25/answers-about-pip-and-violet/

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/category/hawk-cam-live-from-the-nest/