Sky Migrations Now Available

24 October 2018
The award-winning short film Sky Migations has been featured in the REI Co-op Journal and is now available for public viewing on the REI Co-op Cinema. Special thanks to directors Max Lowe and Forest Woodard, and ecologist and storyteller Charles Post for making this documentary possible. Following the movement of…

Hawkwatching with Manzanos Alum

12 October 2018
Text and photos by Victoria Thorpe, Manzano Mountains HawkWatch crew member The Manzano Mountain HawkWatch was the place to be last weekend. We had our biggest visitor days yet with 26 visitors Saturday and 25 on Sunday. The visitors were composed of former HawkWatch counters, regular visitors, friends and family…

Raptor ID App Now Free

28 September 2018
As of 09/01/2018, HawkWatch International's Raptor ID App is now free for Apple and Android devices. After some content accessibitliy issues with Android devices, the app is now fully operation on both Apple and Android platforms with no known problems. Thank you for downloading our Raptor ID App and for…

Peak at Manzanos

28 September 2018
Text and photos by Cassidy Ruge, Manzano Mountains HawkWatch crew member Hello everyone! I wanted to give a little update on life at the Manzano Mountains HawkWatch. Migration season has definitely kicked into high gear on the ridge. We have had multiple days with over one hundred birds, including a…

First 5-digit Day at Corpus

21 September 2018
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…

HawkWatch Wins Eide Bailly ResourceFULLness Award

20 September 2018
HawkWatch International is ecstatic to have been selected as the first place winner for The Eide Bailly Resourcefullness 2018 Award in Utah. As first place winner of the Utah award, HawkWatch International received a $10,000 cash infusion for the project in which we submitted our application. "Eide Bailly makes a…

Meet the 2018 Manzanos Crew

12 September 2018
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
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
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
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…