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Wednesday
Sep092015

International Hawk Migration Week

The second annual International Hawk Migration Week is slated for September 19-27 this year. Each fall, thousands of hawks, vultures, and eagles migrate from Canada and the US to their wintering grounds in Central and South America.

From Hawk Mountain

Many popular sites have dedicated hawk counters that track their migration. Visit any of the great hawk watching sites on the North Carolina Birding Trail to see this annual spectacle, or contact Hawk Migration Association of North America to join the official count! 

North Carolina Hawk Watch Sites

Visitors on Linville Peak at Grandfather Mountain. Grandfather is the most rugged mountain in the Eastern US, and a very popular place to see migrating raptors.

Table Mountain Pine seen on Grandfather Mountain.

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