Manzanos Update

13 September 2013
Update from Manzanos crew: We have had rain, thunder and lighting storms all week. Hopefully the bad weather will clear up by the weekend. In other news, the first bird we trapped this season was a recap Sharp-shinned Hawk. Turns out this ASY female was banded on September 17, 2012…

Bonney Butte Update

12 September 2013
First Merlin of the season.

Chelan Ridge Update

12 September 2013
The Chelan Ridge crew returned from their three day lightning storm hiatus this past weekend to an excellent Sunday filled with many birds and a wonderful group of visitors. The Wildlife Techniques class from Washington State University joined us on the ridge Saturday afternoon and enjoyed an evening around the…

Bonney Butte Update

11 September 2013
Counting started slow at Bonney Butte, but starting to pick up now as the peak passage comes. Here's a photo of long-time volunteer Dan Sherman taking a Red-tailed Hawk out of the bow net.

Bonney Butte Update

09 September 2013
Count update from Bonney Butte field crew: Here is a photo of the updated count board as of yesterday. It has been pretty slow lately and we were weathered out most of Thursday and all of Friday. We have been pretty busy trying to weed out migrants from residents.

Commissary Ridge Update

08 September 2013
The pacific storm that was blasting Bonney Butte and Chelan the later part of last week made its way to Commissary over the weekend.

Goshutes Update

06 September 2013
Update from Goshutes field crew: The early migration at Goshute has offered a classic mix of falcons and accipiters, with plenty of adult Red Tails and Swainson's thrown in. The weather has been incredibly consistent with beautiful but slower mornings leading to the inevitable afternoon thunderstorms. The passing weather cells…

Bonney Butte Update

06 September 2013
Field crew Jade and Andrew holiday a Prairie Falcon caught on Monday before being released.

Bonney Butte Update

06 September 2013
A pacific system has been hammering the northwest coast yesterday and today. Here is a picture by Jade of the system rolling in over Mt. Hood.

Goshutes Update

06 September 2013
HWI citizen science volunteer and supporter Tom Jones took a recent trip up to Goshutes and shared this panoramic landscape shot.