Hawk Watch At Cape Henlopen Begins

DOVER – As the summer season slowly fades and an autumn chill returns to Delaware, thousands of migrating raptors will travel south over the state on their way to a warmer overwintering climate. Each fall, raptor enthusiasts flock to the First State’s two established raptor migration monitoring sites, or hawk watches, to observe and count these hawks, falcons, eagles, ospreys and vultures as they pass by.

Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch

Volunteers begin DNREC’s 2016 Hawk Watch at Ashland Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park


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