One of the Upper East Side's most high-profile couples — the famous red-tailed hawks Pale Male and Lola — appears to have broken up, with watchers fearing that the female has died.
Legendary hawk Pale Male and his partner of nine years, Lola, haven't been seen together for a month after years of watching over Central Park from their nest atop a Fifth Avenue Co-Op, the Urban Hawks blo reported.
Lola was last seen Dec. 18, leading some bird experts to believe that she is now dead.
"Lola hasn't been seen since mid-December and is unfortunately presumed dead," wrote bird-watcher Bruce Youlton on the site.
Pale Male has already found a new partner, reportedly pairing up with a new hawk that was recently spotted at Pilgrim Hill in Central Park, Youlton said.Read more here