Local, regional and global studies

Graduate student with striated caracara in the Falkland Islands

Autumn hawk count
Other monitoring programs
NEW for 2014!!  Broadwing Study  
Pennsylvania Farmland Raptor Project
Striated Caracaras in the Falkland Islands
Hooded Vultures in Africa
Study of American Kestrel reproductive ecology
Study of New World Vultures
Tracking Maps

Research at Hawk Mountain

a solar-powered satellite telemetry unit is attacked to a juvenile broad-winged hawk

Hawk Mountain research programs are headquartered at the Acopian Center where the five-member professional team develops and conducts integrated programs in research, monitoring and education. Programs are local to international in scope and follow a work plan set forth by the Hawk Mountain Science Advisors Committee.

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Acopian Center research vehicle in the field to band kestrel nestlings

Contact:  Dr. Keith L. Bildstein
Sarkis Acopian Director of Conservation Science
570-943-3411 or

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