Fall Migration is in Full Flight

Fall Migration is in Full Flight

Wings In Nature has been actively monitoring the hawk migration this season. Flathead Audubon is coordinating the Jewel Basin Hawk Watch and WIN is helping co-sponsor this year’s project along with Flathead National Forest, and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Unique about the Jewel Basin site is that is it located on top of a […]

The Thrill of Hawk Watching

The Thrill of Hawk Watching

Raptors have been migrating north and south along established North American flyways long before humans populated the Americas 16,000 years ago. Migration timing, routes, and destinations have evolved over time, species by species – affected by climate, terrain, bodies of water, and the availability of prey and nesting sites. Are migrating birds of prey coming […]

Harlequin Ducks on Hornby Island

Harlequin Ducks on Hornby Island

WIN team heads to Hornby Island in pursuit of all things Harlequin, in support of its film project on the life history of Harlequin Ducks. Five WIN members braved harsh late-winter conditions along Canada’s Georgian Strait to observe Harlequin Ducks on their traditional wintering grounds. Lisa Bate, WIN’s Director of Research and Glacier National Park […]