Hawk Watch 2023

Dinosaur Ridge Hawk Watch

March 1 - May 14, 2023 

New and returning volunteers are invited to sign up for the following events, which are designed to prepare you for a new season of Hawk Watch. Everyone is welcome!

Volunteer Introduction, Orientation, and Training

Wednesday, February 22, 7 PM (MST) via Zoom meeting

Dave Hill will introduce the basics of hawk watching on Dinosaur Ridge and lead a session on elementary raptor ID skills. To sign up, contact Dave via email at davidhill2357@gmail.com


On-Site Orientation for Hawk Watch Volunteers

Saturday, February 25, 9:30 AM (MST)

Join experienced hawk watchers for a field trip to the viewing platform on Dinosaur Ridge. Sign up via the Better Birding Skills Workshops page on DFO's website at https://dfobirds.org/Projects/Workshops.aspx NOTE: you must have a signed release of liability form on file to participate in this field trip. In order to sign the form, you must first create an account on the DFO website. Go to Create an Account to start the process. Once you have an account, sign the waiver on the Field Trips page of the DFO website.


Hawks on the Wing Training

Wednesday March 1, 6:30 PM (MST) via Zoom

Join nationally known photographer, videographer, and educator Josh Haas for a webinar featuring live video of hawk species seen on Dinosaur Ridge. Register on the Upcoming Programs page of the DFO website at https://dfobirds.org/Programs.aspx