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2018 Forest Owl Season Wrap-up

01 August 2018 Written by
We just completed the third year of our Forest Owl Study--twelve weeks of fieldwork studying small owl communities and the tree hollows they use to nest and roost in the forests of southeast Arizona and northern Utah.  This is a collaborative project between HawkWatch International and Earthwatch Institute.  Thank you…

Sky Migrations Joins MountainFilm World Tour

06 June 2018 Written by
The excitment continues as Sky Migrations rolls on in the MountainFilm World Tour. This award-winning, short-film by directors Max Lowe, Charles Post, and Forest Woodard features HawkWatch International in a story on raptor migration. In Sky Migrations, ecologist Charles Post follows the raptor migration flight from Goshute Mountains HawkWatch to Manzano Mountains HawkWatch to share…

Deploying Cutting Edge Satellite Technology on Kestrels -- a Full Cycle Phenology project

15 March 2018 Written by
by Jesse Watson and Jay Winiarski Visit the Full Cycle Phenology website to read their latset blog post and learn more about the project. In 2014 we initiated our American Kestrel Study along the Wasatch Front to address concerns about reported population declines over the past few decades. In addition…

Share with Wildlife: Raptor Migration Surveys

09 January 2018 Written by
Story and photos by Ginny Seamster, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Share with Wildlife Coordinator Visit the NMDGF website to view this story, and other Share with Wildlife partner stories (click the Project Highlights tab). Some species of birds migrate and, due to local topography, distribution of water…

Sky Migrations on the Banff World Tour

03 January 2018 Written by
In the fall of 2016, ecologist and storyteller Charles Post and photographers/videographers Max Lowe and Forest Woodard joined our migration crews at our Goshute and Manzano HawkWatch sites to experience the wonder that is raptor migration. “We felt inspired by what we had seen: beautiful birds that we banded and…

Ethiopia Project Update

06 November 2017 Written by
Our team has just returned from an exciting and productive trip to Ethiopia, in East Africa, where we have been investigating the status, ecology, and conservation of endangered vulture species. Ethiopia is host to the highest diversity of vultures anywhere in the world, with seven spectacular species regularly found around…