HMANA’s Mission & Contact

The Hawk Migration Association of North America (HMANA) was founded in 1974 and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the State of New York.

HMANA’s mission is “To advance the scientific knowledge and promote conservation of raptor populations through study, enjoyment, and appreciation of raptor migration.”


  • Collects hawk count data from almost two hundred affiliated raptor monitoring sites throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico
  • Publishes the semi-annual journal Hawk Migration Studies, which includes seasonal reports on the migration and more
  • Provides HawkCount, a near-real-time international database of hawk counts across the continent
  • Maintains BIRDHAWK, a subscription-based email list
  • Is a driving force behind the Raptor Population Index (RPI), to promote scientific analysis of hawk count data

Contact HMANA at:

P.O. Box 721, Plymouth, NH 03264, USA