Watch the hawks migrate

Gifford Pinchot Audubon Society board member will lead Sunrise Mountain field trip


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Gifford Pinchot Audubon Society Facebook photo



Several species of hawks, falcons, and other birds of prey are now migrating from the northeastern United States to the warmth of southern climes.

On Saturday Sept. 16, Peter Wulfhorst of the Gifford Pinchot Audubon Society will lead a field trip to Sunrise Mountain to observe migrating hawks.

September provides a chance to observe broad-winged hawks, ospreys, American kestrel, Merlin and sharp-shinned hawks along the Kittatinny Ridge, which runs northeast to southwest, on days with winds from the northwest provides lift for the hawks on their migration. In this way, the hawks conserve their energy for the long flight. Sunrise Mountain, in Sussex County, New Jersey is located along the Kittatinny Ridge.

Field trippers will meet at 8:30 a.m. at Key Food Marketplace, 501 West Harford St., Milford, to car pool to Sunrise Mountain. The group will stay on Sunrise Mountain for the morning and part of the afternoon, depending on how many birds are migrating.

The trip is free and open to the public. Bring a lunch.

For more information or to register, call Wulfhorst at 570-618-2491 between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Garden of life to host children's yoga
Julie Lain Trilling is bringing a fun interactive children's yoga and mindfulness series to Garden of Life Massage & Yoga...
Image Golfers compete in final qualifier for Crystal Cup championship
Since the beginning of the golf season members of the Crystal Springs Golf Resort have been competing in monthly qualifying...
NAMI, St. clare's plans family support
NAMI Sussex and Saint Clare’s Intensive Family Support Services will co-host a panel presentation to raise awareness about...
Image Benefit concert features Music Together's 'Uncle' Gerry
Sing A Song, Music Together of Sparta and Hampton and Bumble Song Music Together of Vernon and...

VIDEOS



Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!

  • Enter your email address in the box below.
  • Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
  • Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.



MOST READ

Local News
NAMI, St. clare's plans family support
  • Sep 22, 2017
Hometown History
The Loyalist
  • Sep 21, 2017
Entertainment
Oktoberfest coming to Mountain Creek
  • Sep 18, 2017
Police & Fire
Three charged in Franklin drug probe
  • Sep 21, 2017
Local News
Mineral Show planned for weekend
  • Sep 20, 2017
Obituaries
Ralph Limon Rojas
  • Sep 20, 2017
Local News
Jefferson Rec plans bowling program
  • Sep 20, 2017
Local News
Dance Expression goes on Thank You tour
  • Sep 19, 2017

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Lafayette, NJ