Anunciando la Subvención Global de Investigación y Conservación de Rapaces de HWI

20 October 2020
© Búho chillón, Evan R. Buechley HawkWatch International (HWI) se complace en anunciar la Subvención Global de Investigación y Conservación de Rapaces, una nueva oportunidad de financiación que invertirá en proyectos que aborden las prioridades globales de investigación y conservación de aves rapaces. HWI invertirá en proyectos liderados por ciudadanos de países…

Announcing HWI's Global Raptor Research and Conservation Grant

29 September 2020
© Bare-shanked Screech-owl, Evan R. Buechley HawkWatch International (HWI) is very excited to announce the Global Raptor Research and Conservation Grant, a new funding opportunity that will invest in projects addressing global raptor research and conservation priorities. HWI will invest in projects led by citizens of developing countries, with the…

Bird’s Eye View in Kruger National Park

19 August 2020
“Finding nests in Kruger National Park is hard – we are hampered by thick bush and a huge study area. We started monitoring nests in 2011 after an aerial survey which located 22 nests. Over the years of monitoring we have found new nests incidentally while working in the park,…

From the Field: Kruger National Park

15 July 2020
With lockdown lifting and tourists getting back into Kruger National Park, we hope that we’ll be receiving more re-sightings of our tagged Martial Eagles again. Here’s our latest one from Anne van Zyle who saw Red A1 on 20 June north of Phalaborwa. This is a male eagle which was…

An Update on Fall Migration

24 June 2020
Dear Friends, After long and thoughtful consideration, HawkWatch International is temporarily suspending operations at five of our HawkWatch research sites for the 2020 season. This difficult decision is not reached lightly, and is based on health recommendations regarding COVID-19, as well as recommendations from groups like the Bird Banding Lab…

What to Do if You Find a Young Bird

17 April 2020
It’s that time of year when young birds are beginning to leave the safety of their nests to experience the world for the first time. Usually, nestlings ‘fledge’ or leave their nests on their own schedules, but sometimes they find themselves out of the nest prematurely due to natural causes…

From the Field: Kruger National Park

31 March 2020
Like much of the rest of the world, South Africa has closed down international travel and implemented measures that are aimed at minimizing the transmission of coronavirus. We are acutely aware that the situation can change on a daily basis. During a time of so much uncertainty, I count myself…

Remembering Aymara

30 March 2020
In late March, HawkWatch International bid a very sad farewell to Aymara, one of our full-time raptor ambassadors. Aymara was a spunky Swainson's Hawk who came to live with HWI after sustaining an injury that left her unable to fly. Over the years, she traveled across Utah and the western…

A Message to Our Raptor Community

16 March 2020
As with so many organizations at this time, HawkWatch International is looking to follow guidelines put forth by State, National, and International health organizations in regard to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). We are taking the following precautions to ensure that our employees and members of the community around us…

Welcome to Dr. Megan Murgatroyd

15 October 2019
HawkWatch International is very excited to welcome Dr. Megan Murgtroyd as a Conservation Biologist and newest member of the HWI staff. Based in South Africa, Dr. Murgatroyd will be joining HWI’s growing international programs that work to track raptor issues and identify conservation needs across the globe. In her position,…