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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJs6U2ZtPrQ

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…

Bird Watching magazine article

03 July 2013
Check out the fantastic article on HWI's Frontline Science program in the August 2013 edition of Bird Watching magazine.  Thanks to Frontline Science participate Meg Scherch Peterson for her wonderful story. Click the image below to read the full story.  

Cheatgrass and raptors

19 June 2013
Cheatgrass and raptors (click here for the pdf)   Editor's Letter, by Caroline Goldman Director, HawkWatch International The Salt Lake Tribune June 09, 2013   The peregrine falcons nesting on the Joseph Smith Building aren’t the only birds having a tough time (“Despite 4 eggs, peregrine falcons may have only…

Cheatgrass cheating eagles out of habitat - Salt Lake Tribune

19 June 2013
Cheatgrass cheating eagles out of habitat Wildlife • Raptors’ territories go up in smoke as nonnative plant is prone to wildfires. (click here for the pdf) (click here for more information on cheatgrass) by Brett PrettymanThe Salt Lake TribuneJune 09, 2013Juab County • The natural instinct to defend themselves took…