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Take a virtual trip to two of the most popular hawk watching locations:
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton, Pennsylvania and
Cape May State Park
in Cape May, New Jersey.
View birds and the landscape from Hawk Mountain's North Lookout or
the Cape May Hawk Watch Platform. Try to identify the birds you see.
There are 31 sightings of 15 species of hawks (diurnal raptors) to identify.
In addition there are 10 other non-raptors to identify.
Every year around Labor Day Steve and many like him start to feel
the symptoms of this annual affliction.
Find out what it is and how it's treated.
View a collection of 25 high quality images of hawks in flight by Brian K. Wheeler
( Co-author, illustrator, and photographer of A Photographic Guide to North American Raptors
and Peterson Field Guides®: Hawks ).
View a collection of 19 high quality images of hawks in flight by Arthur Morris,
one of North America's premier bird photographers.
Here's a listing of books you might consider purchasing
if you are interested in identifying hawks.
A review by veteran hawkwatcher, Susan Fogleman, of this recently released videotape.
There are a number of online resources you can take
advantage of if you are interested in hawks.
Here's a list of some of the better ones.
Knowing the weather can help in predicting when you're likely
to see larger numbers of migrating hawks. Here's a selection
of resources to help you become an online meteorologist.
Established hawk watches have a lot to offer.
Here's a list of some of the more popular ones.
Of Particular Interest on Other Web Sites:
Hawks aren't the only thing monitored during their migrations. Read about the creation
and efforts of the Monarch Monitoring Project on this page by one of its creators,
of "Birding by Ear" fame. You'll also find up-to-date census data from the
Cape May Point Road Census.