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Hawk Ridge sponsored its first international trip to Panama with Holbrook Travel this fall, which was a resounding success. We are happy to offer another amazing trip this spring to Costa Rica in March 2022! We will see the beginnings of the spring bird migration north and enjoy the amazing biodiversity of birds and other wildlife found in Costa Rica with well-known guide Mario Cordoba! Please click on the link below to find out more on registration and/or contact Margie Menzies ( or Debbie Jordan at Holbrook travel with questions ( or ... See MoreSee Less
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From Golden Eagles to Golden Tickets - help us stay Golden on Give to the Max Day! Your $5 donation could turn into $500, $1000, or even $10,000 today! Please help us meet our goal by donating here: Your gift will help us continue to share the beauty of birds and wonder of migration through our research and education programs at Hawk Ridge. This beautiful Golden Eagle was banded by our trainees last week (photo credit H. Toutonghi). Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less
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Even though there aren’t as many raptors moving these days, migration is far from over! We've been enjoying some fantastic finch flights over the past couple weeks, with especially good showings of Common Redpolls and White-winged Crossbills. Many boreal finch species are heavily dependent on specific seed crops (such as conifer cones), and when there isn't enough food in their normal range, they head south in what is known as an irruption. Good irruption years are very exciting for birders, as these species can wander far in search of better food supplies. Feel free to click through the photos to learn more about some of the winter finches currently moving past Hawk Ridge! ... See MoreSee Less
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