Bonney Butte Update

17 October 2013
Update from Bonney Butte crew: After a late October bout of rain, snow, and fog, Bonney Butte has finally been graced with some beautiful weather again. We have already had 11 full and 4 partial weather days this season. But with sun for the last week, we've had a number…

Chelan Ridge Update

17 October 2013
Update from Chelan Ridge crew: Despite having lower than average count numbers this season, things have still been exciting on Chelan Ridge this past week. Our annual Hawktoberfest celebration took place this past weekend. Hawktoberfest is an opportunity to honor all the spirits, both human and avian, that pass through…

Commissary Ridge Update

09 October 2013
Update from Commissary Ridge crew: Since our last update, our count totals have risen drastically! After the first snow storm we had two or three days over 200 birds then on October 1st the birds were flying and we counted 405 migrants. That day we brought our Broad-winged hawk numbers…

Chelan Ridge Update

07 October 2013
Check out these pictures of the light morph Harlan's Hawk from the Chelan Ridge site. What a beautiful bird!

Manzanos Update

04 October 2013
Raptor Haiku by Teresa from Manzanos field crew: Strong cold winds, hail, clouds Fierce fast flying fun falconsMigration is here.  

Corpus Christi Update

02 October 2013
Update from Corpus Christi crew: Here is a snapshot of our numbers through Sept 30. We are low on Broad-winged Hawks YTD, but still have an opportunity to improve that number with a cold front passing through here on Saturday. As our counts have gotten consistently lower since 2006 (850,000+)…

Bonney Butte Update

02 October 2013
Update from Bonney Butte crew: Bonney Butte numbers are overall way down for nearly all species, but we've already had an inordinate number of both partial and full weather days this season. We have just been snowed and rained off the butte for the last 5 days and are back…

Chelan Ridge Update

02 October 2013
Update from the Chelan Ridge crew: Between snow, sleet, high winds, and copious amounts of fog, the weather hasn't been entirely kind to the Chelan Ridge crew this past week. Even so, we've been out there observing and trapping anytime we can (and often when we can't). Count numbers are…

Goshutes Update

29 September 2013
Count update from the Goshutes crew (numbers as of 9/28/13). As you can see, Broad-winged Hawk activity was at record levels for Goshutes, with 47 observed and 5 banded. Amazing!!!!

Commissary Ridge Update

28 September 2013
Update from Cherin at Commissary Ridge: After 3 days of snow and about 5 inches accumulating in camp, we are ready for the sunny weather to count some hawks. We'll see what the next few days bring. We are excited to have a new member of our team, Bradley Wilkinson…