Winter Raptor Field Trip

Expand your hawkwatching to the winter months and see species you may not have seen before! Join Jerry Liguori and Neil Paprocki for an adventure to see the array of raptors that make their homes in Utah for the winter. Enjoy the company of other hawk watchers and learn the secret tips and tricks for identifying raptors during this often underappreciated time of year.

Participants will meet at 9:00 AM at The Nature Conservancy's Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve, located at 41 South 3200 West, Layton, UT 84041.

Note: Weather Date

Due to the rain Saturday morning and afternoon, this field trip has been moved to Sunday, Dec 14. Same location and time (9am at Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve). We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Event date December 14, 2014 9:00 am

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Expand your hawkwatching to the winter months and see species you may not have seen before! Join Jerry Liguori and Neil Paprocki for an adventure to see the array of raptors that make their homes in Utah for the winter. Enjoy the company of other hawk watchers and learn the secret tips and tricks for identifying raptors during this often underappreciated time of year.

This is a free field trip and will be led at Farmington Bay. Use the registration buttons below to recieve directions to the meeting area.

Weather date: should inclement weather hender our hawk watching experience, we will reschedule for the following day, Sunday, January 18.

Event date January 17, 2015 9:00 am

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

HWI Field Trip to the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Join HWI for an outing to the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge; the raptor watching and general birding should be stellar! Don't forget to bring your binoculars, lunch, water hat and sunscreen.

To register, call Bobbie at (505) 255-7622 or email her at

Event date February 06, 2015 8:30 am

Expand your hawkwatching to the winter months and see species you may not have seen before! Join Jerry Liguori and Neil Paprocki for an adventure to see the array of raptors that make their homes in Utah for the winter. Enjoy the company of other hawk watchers and learn the secret tips and tricks for identifying raptors during this often underappreciated time of year.

We will meet at 10 am at Farmington Bay in the Great Salt Lake Nature Center parking lot. Park anywhere in the lot and meet next to the two buildings (click here for a map). Come join us for as long as you would like. Depending on where the birds are, we will travel a bit around Farmington Bay. Make sure to layer up and dress for the winter weather, and bring water and snacks. We will have some extra binoculars and spotting scopes, but please bring your own optics if you have them.

Weather date: should inclement weather hinder our hawk watching experience, we will reschedule for the following day, Sunday, February 22, at the same time and location.

Please use the registration links below.

Event date February 21, 2015 10:00 am
Event End Date February 21, 2015 1:00 pm

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Eagles on Ice
Event date March 07, 2015 10:00 am
Event End Date March 07, 2015 1:00 pm