Global Raptor Conservation Science and Research

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary was the first refuge for birds of prey in the world. Since 1934, we have been dedicated to conserving raptors locally and globally through monitoring and research. 

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Pioneering Conservation


  • 440+International Trainees
  • 75Countries
  • 45+Global Collaborators
  • 25+Species Being Researched


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International Training Program


Hawk Mountain Sanctuary works to inspire, train, and empower future leaders in conservation. Year-round opportunities for up-and-coming conservationists offer hands-on experiences that trainees can then bring home to their countries and regions to foster raptor conservation around the globe. 


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