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First 5-digit Day at Corpus

21 September 2018 Written by
Text by RJ Baltierra, Corpus Christi HawkWatch crew member As we approached the second half of September, a strong storm system arrived and dumped inches of rain. Naturally, we had a couple days shortened and only a total of 32 birds were counted over 3 days. However, the storm system did…

Meet the 2018 Manzanos Crew

12 September 2018 Written by
Text and photos by Jessica Taylor, Manzanos Mountains HawkWatch crew member Happy migration from Manzano Mountains HawkWatch! It’s that time of year again and we are back on the ridge. The season is off to a good start. First, I’ll introduce the crew. Cassidy Ruge is a recent graduate and pretty much…

Mississippi Kites moving over Corpus

12 September 2018 Written by
Text and photos by Casey Weissburg, Corpus Christi HawkWatch crew member As we move into the meat of September, raptor movement is finally picking up at the Corpus Christi HawkWatch, after a slow start to the season that started August 1. For a few weeks the highest-count species of our…

Meet the 2018 Corpus Crew

12 September 2018 Written by
Text by Daniel Horton, Corpus Christi HawkWatch crew member Hello! It's a new year and with it a new, wonderful season of hawk watching down at the Corpus Christi HawkWatch. It's been relatively slow this season in terms of numbers, but we've had a couple of both relatively standard and…

2018 Forest Owl Season Wrap-up

01 August 2018 Written by
We just completed the third year of our Forest Owl Study--twelve weeks of fieldwork studying small owl communities and the tree hollows they use to nest and roost in the forests of southeast Arizona and northern Utah.  This is a collaborative project between HawkWatch International and Earthwatch Institute.  Thank you…

Sky Migrations Joins MountainFilm World Tour

06 June 2018 Written by
The excitment continues as Sky Migrations rolls on in the MountainFilm World Tour. This award-winning, short-film by directors Max Lowe, Charles Post, and Forest Woodard features HawkWatch International in a story on raptor migration. In Sky Migrations, ecologist Charles Post follows the raptor migration flight from Goshute Mountains HawkWatch to Manzano Mountains HawkWatch to share…