Technical Reports & Notes

2016

  • Slater S., Paprocki, N., and Chabot, E. 2016. 2014-2015 Final Report: Nest Inventory, Fall Migration, and Winter Surveys of Raptors in Potential Resource Development Areas in Western Utah Project. HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah. 36 pp. View File

2015

  • Chabot, E. 2015. 2015 Raptor Migration Survey Report for the West Desert of Utah. HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah. 13 pp. View File
  • Paprocki, N., and Chabot, E. 2015. Raptor Nesting 2015 Survey Report: Raptor Inventory in Potential Resource Development Areas in Western Utah Project. HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah. 13 pp. View File
  • Paprocki, N. 2015. Winter 2014-2015 Survey Report: Raptor Inventory in Potential Resource Development Areas in Western Utah Project. HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah. 8 pp. View File

2013

  • Mika, M. 2013. Geolocator deployment on breeding Flammulated Owls (Otus flammeolus) in Northern Utah.  HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah.  7 pp. View File
  • Slater, S.J., and Frye-Christensen, K. 2013. Utah Legacy Raptor Project (Final Report Phase 3): Great Basin bird species at-risk and invasive species management partnership. HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah. View File

2012

  • Slater, S.J., and Frye-Christensen, K.  2012.  Utah Legacy Raptor Project (Final Report Phase 1 & 2): Great Basin avian species-at-risk and invasive species management through multi-agency monitoring and coordination.  HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah. View File

2011

  • Hawks, S., Mika, M., Slater, S.J.  2011.  Northwest Utah Ferruginous Hawk and Golden Eagle nest survey 2010.  HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah.  14 pp. View File 
  • Hinde, A. 2011. Wintering raptors of the Great Basin. Oases in the high desert: census and banding study 1985-2011.  Alan Hinde and HawkWatch International, Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah.  29 pp. View File

2010

  • Slater, S. J., and J. P. Smith.  Accipiter use of pinyon–juniper habitats for nesting in northwestern Colorado.  Technical Note.  Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office, Denver.  40 pp. View File
  • Smith, J. P., S. J. Slater, and M. C. Neal.  An assessment of the effects of oil and gas field activities on nesting raptors in the Rawlins, Wyoming and Price, Utah Field Offices of the Bureau of Land Management.  Technical Note.  Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, Utah.  88 pp.  View File
  • Neal, M.C., Smith, J. P., and S. J. Slater.  Artifical Nest Structures as Mitigation for Natural-Gas Development Impacts to Ferruginous Hawks (Buteo regalis) in South-Central Wyoming.  Technical Note.  USDI Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, Utah.  17 pp.  View File
  • Slater, S.J. 2010. HawkWatch International 2010 Pilot Flammulated Owl Monitoring in Utah.  HawkWatch International Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 8 pp. View File
  • Fuller, M.  Raptor Nesting Near Oil and Gas Development: An Overview of Key Findings and Implications for Management Based on Four Reports by HawkWatch International.  Technical Note.  Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office, Denver.  20 pp. View File
  • Smith, J. P., S. J. Slater, and M. C. Neal.  Recommendations for improved raptor nest monitoring in association with oil and gas development activities.  Technical Note.  USDI Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, Utah.  40 pp.  View File

2009

  • Hinde, A, and J. P. Smith. 2009. Wintering raptors of the Great Basin. Oases in the high desert: census and banding study 1985-2009. Grant Report submitted to the Blake Fund, Nuttall Ornithological Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 16 pp. (PDF file size: 665 Kb) View File
  • Slater, S. J., and J. P. Smith. 2009. Northeast Nevada raptor nest survey 2008. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 27 pp. (PDF file size: 482 kb) View File
  • Smith, J. P. 2009. Fall 2008 Flammulated Owl migration study in the Goshute Mountains of northeastern Nevada. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 23 pp. (PDF file size: 750 Kb) View File
  • Smith, J. P., and S. J. Slater. 2009. Nesting ecology of raptors in northwest Utah: 1998-2007. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 79 pp. View File
  • Smith, J. P. 2009. Northwest Utah Ferruginous Hawk nest survey 2009. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 22 pp. (PDF file size: 863 Kb) View File
  • Lott, C. A. 2009. What can 10 years of raptor migration count data tell us about raptor population trends? A preliminary trend analyses for 8 species of diurnal migrant raptors counted at Curry Hammock State Park in the Florida Keys. Final report submitted to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 32 pp. View File

2008

  • Slater, S. J., and J. P. Smith. 2008. Effectiveness of raptor perch deterrents on an electrical transmission line in southwestern Wyoming. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 23 pp. (PDF file size: 648 kb) View File
  • Smith, J. P., and S. J. Slater. 2008. Northwest Utah raptor nest survey 2007. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 43 pp. (PDF file size: 1.3 Mb) View File

2006

  • Lott, C. A. 2006. Systematic monitoring of peregrine falcons and seven other diurnal migrant raptor species in the Florida Keys. Report submitted to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 40 pp. View File

2005

  • Smith, J. P. 2005. Exploratory raptor migration surveys at sites near Ely, Nevada with significant windpower generation potential. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 28 pp. (To obtain a copy of this report, contact Larry Neel at the Nevada Department of Wildlife in Reno: or 775-688-1525.)

2003

  • Smith, J. P. 2003. Western migratory raptor satellite telemetry project winter 2002/2003 progress report. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 14 pp. (PDF file size: 1.3 Mb) View File
  • DeLong, J. P. 2003. Flammulated Owl bibliography. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 63 pp. View File
  • DeLong, J. P. 2003. Flammulated Owl migration project: Manzano Mountains, New Mexico--2003 report. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 12 pp. (PDF file size: 3.4 Mb) View File
  • DeLong, J. P. 2003. Flammulated Owl migration project: Manzano Mountains, New Mexico--2002 report. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 20 pp. (PDF file size: 547 Kb) View File

2001

  • DeLong, J. P. 2001. Fall 2001 Flammulated Owl banding study in the Manzano Mountains of central New Mexico. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 13 pp. (PDF file size: 344 Kb) View File
  • Kokes, H, and R, Wolt. 2001. Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) nesting surveys in the Okanogan National Forest. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 5 pp. + maps. (Not available for public distribution unless specifically authorized by Okanogan National Forest)Lipton, J., and S. White. 1995. Fall 1994 raptor migration study in Greenbriar County, West Virginia. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 48 pp.

2000

  • DeLong, J. P. 2000. Fall 2000 Flammulated Owl banding study in the Manzano Mountains of central New Mexico. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 10 pp. (PDF file size: 3.1 Mb) View File
  • DeLong, J. P. 2000. Fall 2000 Flammulated Owl banding study in the Manzano Mountains of central New Mexico. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 10 pp. (PDF file size: 3.1 Mb) View File
  • Vulgares, N., and S. Vulgares. 2000. Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) nesting surveys in the Okanogan National Forest: 2000. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 3 pp. + maps. (Not available for public distribution unless specifically authorized by Okanogan National Forest)
  • Vulgares, S., and N. Vulgares. 2000. Goshawk nesting surveys in the Olympic National Forest: May-August 1999. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 8 pp. + maps. (Not available for public distribution unless specifically authorized by Olympic National Forest)
  • Vulgares, S., and N. Vulgares. 2000. Survey of Peregrine Falcon nesting activity in Olympic National Forest: May-August 1999. HawkWatch International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 9 pp. + maps. (Not available for public distribution unless specifically authorized by Olympic National Forest)

1999

  • Smith, J. P., M. C. Neal, and S. O'Connor. 1999. Spring 1999 raptor study at Delaware Mountain Wind Farm in west Texas. HawkWatch International, Salt Lake City, Utah. 38 pp.
  • Smith, J. P., M. Hughes, and M. Thibodeau. 1999. Raptor study at Delaware Mountain Wind Farm in west Texas: final report 1999. HawkWatch International, Salt Lake City, Utah. 41 pp.

1997

  • Smith, J. P., and S. W. Hoffman. 1997. Population trends of northern goshawks assessed from migratory counts at four sites in the western United States. Unpublished report submitted to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1 in support of ESA status review. HawkWatch International, Salt Lake City, Utah. 19 pp.