Well, this is my miserable bird identification admission.  🤦🏽‍♀️
The bird was a Redtail Hawk and it was a Redtail Hawk nest that was disturbed.
Please accept my apologies.  
The young birds are still around.

“There is a brief and rapidly closing window to secure a liveable future on the 
planet.” Hans-Otto Partner, co-chair, 2022 IPCC working group

> On Jul 7, 2022, at 6:00 PM, job121...@verizon.net wrote:
> To my knowledge, there is no osprey nest in that area but Candace Cornell & 
> my daughter, Becky Sewell, have the current lists of nests in the Cayuga 
> Basin. I have been tallying ospreys & nests for many yrs. & Candace blames me 
> for whetting her interest. She & Becky took over because of my age (now 89) & 
> health issues & the fact that my husband had had a stoke & I needed to be 
> here.
> If your bird was able to fly to the roof, (most unusual since they prefer 
> trees or power poles) it will be where its parents can hear its cries & feed 
> it. It is not common for an osprey to be on the ground unless it is unable to 
> fly. 
> Fritzie B.
> Union Springs
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Regi Teasley <rltcay...@gmail.com>
> To: CAYUGABIRDS-L <cayugabird...@list.cornell.edu>
> Sent: Wed, Jul 6, 2022 3:00 pm
> Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Displaced ospreys on Chestnut St.
> This morning I was at a meeting discussing the careless and unfortunate 
> recent removal of many mature oaks and maples at LACS (the Alternative 
> School) on Chestnut St.
>   One of the participants was convinced that an Osprey nest had been 
> destroyed in the process.
>   *Key point:  While we met outside on the South side of the building a young 
> Osprey walked around on the lawn next to the building about 30’ away from us. 
>  It stood by the building for about 10 minutes.  When we left, it flew up on 
> the roof.
> Could someone check the area to see if the birds are okay?  We have foxes in 
> the neighborhood and a young bird standing around isn’t safe.
> Thanks,
> Regi
> --


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