[Tweeters] Chelan Hawkfest

merdave at homenetnw.net merdave at homenetnw.net
Thu Aug 21 20:44:08 PDT 2014

Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival2014

Pateros, WA (City Park), Saturday, September 13, 2014; 8:00 am to 3:00 p.m.

Join the Methow Valley Ranger District, North Central Washington Audubon
Society, and Hawk Watch International this fall for the fifth annual
Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival! This family event combines free
activities in Pateros Memorial Park with trips to the Chelan Ridge site to
learn about and celebrate raptors as they journey to winter territories.
The festival takes place in Pateros Memorial Park and will have vendors,
live raptors, a birding field trip, and projects for kids. The trip to and
from Chelan Ridge lasts 4 hours and includes seeing raptors as they are
banded and released. Pre-registration is required.

Just Added: Raptor ID Workshop with Jerry Liguori

Join Jerry Liguori from Hawk Watch International for a raptor ID workshop
in Pateros at 7PM on Friday, September 12th. . He has studied raptors
throughout North America researching raptor biology, life history, ID,
migration, and general behavior. Jerry is a premier raptor ID expert and
has authored 3 books: Hawks from Every Angle, Hawks at a Distance, and The
Crossley ID Guide: Raptors.

Jerry will also be available on Saturday up on the ridge for people taking
the shuttle. He will discuss in-flight identification as birds migrate
down the ridge, and in-hand identification including sexing and aging.

More information and on-line registration for the shuttle,field trip, and
workshop is available at www.ncwaudubon.org.

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