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Eric with adult Broad-winged Hawk

Banding Hawks

My wife Tricia departed NH on Friday bound for Nashville, from where she will be plying her craft for the winter We planned to rendevous at Hawk Mountain, which is either 6 hours, 5 days, or a month south of NH depending on your mode of transport. Tricia chose the car and I chose the […]

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A Kettle of One – about the project

On September 6th, 2016, I leave NH by bicycle to travel south following the Broad-winged Hawk migration from New Hampshire to South America. All going well, I expect to cross five time zones, 40 degrees of latitude, and 5,000 miles in pursuit of the birds. Biologists at the Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory in southern New Hampshire record several thousand migrant […]

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Broad-winged Hawks on Pack — September 17, 2011

Yesterday (September 17th, 2011) was the big day, with 3,500 or so broad-winged hawks migrating south past Pack Monadnock during a two hour window. The numbers: 58% of a combined 45,000 broad-winged hawks that have been tallied during the last nine Septembers starting 2003 have occurred during the September 16-19th window 2012 – mark your calendar now – Sunday September 16 […]

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