Local, regional and global studies

Graduate student with striated caracara in the Falkland Islands

Autumn hawk count 
Raptor Tracking Maps 
Long-term Migration Counts

Study of New World Vultures  
Broad-winged Hawk Study  
Pennsylvania Farmland Raptor Project
Striated Caracara Research
Hooded Vulture Research
American Kestrel Long-term Study
Snowy Owl Research  
Rough-legged Hawk Research

Other global work:
Browse the Interactive Global Map
Learn about the world's major raptor watchsites
Browse partner watchites, including international destinations

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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