There was something almost surreal about the pair. I was watching them while pruning the Wolf River apple tree today, so a great sweeping vista to the west and south. The two red tails came up low out of the east and spiraled up, almost to the vanishing point, heading west. Doubling back and circling, ever higher. They they turned and dove, heading back from where they started. When they were almost overhead, they began their spiral once more. Only, this time, it was directly into the sun (just west of overhead). Which was neat enough, but what made it surreal? The thin, thin high cloud….and the subsequent complete rainbow halo around the sun at that point in time.
I think they headed east again, but very high and I lost them against the sun and the trees.