Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 21, 2021

Borrego Valley Hawkwatch Starts Feb 21

Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association is the official sponsor of the Borrego Valley Hawkwatch. The Borrego Valley is a unique staging area for migrating Swainson’s Hawks each spring. A steady stream of hawks enters the Borrego Valley in the evening to roost, spending the night. In the morning, if food is available (food such as flying ants, caterpillars, or grasshoppers) the hawks feed before departing the valley, migrating north through Coyote Canyon on the way to breeding grounds, some as far away as Alaska.

Calling for volunteers!
You can be part of the scientific data collecting process that begins Feb. 21, 2021.
If you will be in Borrego Springs during the hawk count, you can go through a training session (online as a Zoom program) and volunteer to observe and help count. Contact ABDNHA, at abdnha2@att.net to be on the volunteer list.
Note: In the field, we will maintain a safe distance and wear masks.
More information at borregohawkwatch.blogspot.com.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Categories

%d bloggers like this: