Bonney Butte Update

02 September 2013
Picture of a hatch year female American Kestrel caught on day one of banding last week at Bonney Butte. Surprising capture since the site didn't catch any Kestrels last year.

Chelan Ridge Update

31 August 2013
9 species counted and 8 species banded today. Here are a couple pictures of the obs site at Chelan Ridge, and a picture of field crew member Carla Jo holding a Cooper's Hawk.

Commissary Ridge Update

31 August 2013
Commissary Ridge number update from Cherin: We began observing 27 August, having a slow but average count for this time of year. The weather has been mainly sunny, a few scattered light showers and persistent west southwest winds. Here is a list of totals: 8/27 -15, 8/28 - 25, 8/29…

Manzanos Update

29 August 2013
First day at the banding blind resulted in an adult Sharp-shinned and two juvenile Peregrines (a total of two were captured during the whole season last year). Photo of Teresa and Ben holding the falcons.

Goshutes Update

29 August 2013
Mike Shaw shared this video of a Cooper's Hawk up at Goshutes. The season is starting out strong across the network. Perhaps we'll have an updated count for everyone next week.

Chelan Ridge Update

28 August 2013
News from Kent Woodruff of the Forest Service (our long-time Chelan partner): Our first visitors of the season. If the flight is slow we sometimes band the kids.

Goshutes Update

27 August 2013
News from Goshutes: We usually band a handful of Prairie Falcons each fall here at our Goshute NV site. Historically, most visit early in the season when the sky still seems relatively empty. The first day of banding at our North Blind was August 20th, and sure enough, a stunning…

Grand Canyon Update

26 August 2013
Field crew getting oriented at the Yaki Point, Grand Canyon migration site on a rainy day. We're thrilled to have the Grand Canyon site back in operation this year!

Chelan Ridge Update

23 August 2013
The Chelan Ridge team was thrilled to begin the fall raptor migration count today! The day started out rainy and overcast, but quickly turned into a bright and sunny day by mid-morning. Last night's weather disturbance was exactly what the birds needed as a little push into migration. The raptor…

Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine article

03 July 2013
May 2013 Hawk Watch Keeping eyes on the sky in Corpus Christi. By Rob McCorkle First-time visitors to the Hawk Watch Platform at Corpus Christi’s Hazel Bazemore Park during fall migration will have a tough time diverting their attention from the controlled chaos swirling around them to glance toward the…