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Latest Hawk Mountain Stories

2008-09-17 06:00:25

By Pack Notes Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, that Berks County Mecca for migrating birds of prey, is now open for a 72nd season. Hawk watches are being held daily through Dec. 15. An average of 18,000 birds of prey will soar over the sanctuary's North Lookout 1,500 feet atop the Kittatinny Ridge. Trained staff announce approaching birds for the visiting public. Ospreys, bald eagles and American kestrels are featured in late summer. Broad-winged hawks build in mid September. The greatest...