The RunOut Podcast with Eric Chabot

10 May 2019
HWI Research Associate Eric Chabot recently stopped by The RunOut Podcast to chat about raptor nesting, why nesting closures happen in climbing areas and how land managers make decisions. Click here to listen to the full episode   "Spring is here and love is in the air. In the case of…

Jerry Liguori Receives HWI Lifetime Achievement Award

09 May 2019
HawkWatch International (HWI) is proud to honor author, photographer and raptor biologist Jerry Liguori with the HWI Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his commitment to raptor research, education and conservation. Jerry started hawk watching in his home state of New Jersey in the 1980’s beginning a 30+ year career as a…

HWI featured in Living Bird Magazine

12 April 2019
HawkWatch International Research Biologist Jesse Watson is featured in "America’s Smallest Falcon is Getting Smaller," from the Spring 2019 issue of Living Bird magazine. The article dives into the habitat loss of America's smallest falcon -- the Kestrel -- and new research that suggests this fierce raptor's body is shrinking.…

Executive Director Announces Retirement

04 April 2019
After more than five years with HawkWatch International (HWI), Executive Director Paul Parker will retire at the end of June 2019. During his time with HWI, Paul has helped the organization continue as a leader in raptor conservation. His impact has allowed HWI to grow its work and partnerships with national organizations and…

HWI Featured on Great Big Story

27 October 2018
Great Big Story just launched a new series with Wes Larson titled "Mission Wild," featuring HawkWatch International in episode 3. We are thrilled to have worked with Wes Larson and the Great Big Story crew on this episode featuring our raptor migration research, and even more thrilled to have been…

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…