Hawk Watch project to help conserve birds of prey – CBC

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Last Updated: Friday, August 28, 2009 | 11:05 AM AT

Hawk Watch co-ordinator Todd Watts points out one of the birds of prey he's monitoring to volunteer Brigitte Noël.Hawk Watch co-ordinator Todd Watts points out one of the birds of prey he’s monitoring to volunteer Brigitte Noël.
 
New Brunswick will soon know how many birds of prey migrate through the province thanks to a new project called Hawk Watch.

Project co-ordinator Todd Watts is monitoring more than 13 species of birds from the top of Greenlaw Mountain, which overlooks the St. Croix River, near St. Andrews.

The project is expected to help conservation efforts, he said. “Up to this point, no one has done anything like we’re attempting to do here. That is, count and identify the hawks during migration,” said Watts.

Read the entire article here: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/new-brunswick/story/2009/08/28/nb-hawk-watch.html


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