“The time to protect a species is while it is still common.” - Rosalie Edge
Broadwing in flight
This grassland raptor, often seen in the fields and farms on the approach to the Mountain, is truly a farmer's friend, as it preys upon common pests such as a mouse, voles, and insects. Photo by Bill Moses.
Immature broad-wined hawk showing its tail bands. Photo by Bill Moses.
A sharp-shinned hawk by Bill Moses.
Bill Moses is known for sharing with us his fantastic photos from the North Lookout. So far, this is my favorite eagle pic!
Raccoon at the feeder
Member John Warner caught this masked bandit trying to rob the bird feeder on a rainy and very cold Saturday afternoon. Once he realized that he had an audience, he quickly ran off.
Here the raccoon appears and eyes up the bird seed. Photo by John Warner.
Amazing capture by Josh Galicki of a turkey vulture at the Lookout.
Great photo of a bald eagle by Rita Kurtz. Late August and early to mid September is one of the best times to see a bald eagle on migration at Hawk Mountain.
A Cooper's hawk soars by the Lookout. Photo by Bill Moses
An adult broad-winged hawk sails by. Photo by Bill Moses.
Red tailed hawks are the smallest raptors in North America
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