International Hawk Migration Week

September 17 - 25, 2022

Celebrate International Hawk Migration Week at Hawk Mountain by enjoying the annual spectacle of fall raptor migration and helping to raise awareness of hawks and their migration! This year, the Sanctuary is hosting several programs for birders and nature enthusiasts to broaden their birding experience and skill set. 

Broad-winged Hawk in Flight

Broadwing Basics

Sunday, Sept 18 • 10 AM - 3 PM
Trail fee applies

Naturalists will be stationed at South Lookout from 10-3 to share identification tips and discuss ongoing research for the broad-winged hawk.

No registration required. This is an ADA accessible event. 

Sean pointing out a migrating raptor

Hawkwatching with the President 

Member Exclusive Event

Tuesday, Sept 20 • 8 AM - 12 PM

Mountain Members are invited to join President Sean Grace on a guided hike to North Lookout to scan the skies for raptor migrants during peak broad-winged hawk migration. 

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Laurie Goodrich Pointing Out Migrating Raptor Over North Lookout

Migration Magic on the Mountain Workshop

Friday, Sept 23 • 7 – 9:30 PM
Saturday, Sept 24 • 7:30 AM – 3 PM

Learn to identify fall migrant songbirds and raptors at the peak of autumn migration at Hawk Mountain! Join Ornithologist Dr. Terry Master for a virtual workshop Friday evening, and then test our your new skills the next morning with warbler watching followed by a guided hike to North Lookout to witness the magic of migration. 

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Laurie Using Binoculars at North Lookout

Raptor ID Workshop for Beginners

Sunday, Sept 25 • 9 AM - 1 PM
$35, $25 for Members

Learn the basics of how to identify raptors in flight! Program will begin with a brief presentation, followed by a hike to North Lookout to practice your new skills. 

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