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New to Hawkwatching?

HMANA’s Guide to Hawkwatching is designed to get you scanning the skies in no time.

HMANA Membership

Be part of the continental effort to conserve raptors.

HMANA’s on-line database for count data and site profiles of over 200 North American hawkwatch sites.


The Hawk Migration Association of North America (HMANA) is a membership-based organization committed to the conservation of raptors through the scientific study, enjoyment, and appreciation of raptor migration.

Raptor Population Index

The Raptor Population index (RPI) is a partnership project that produces conservation assessments and population trends derived from migration counts of raptors.


2018 HMANA Award Recipients

Counting for the Future Award - Brian WargoBrian Wargo is this year’s recipient of the Counting for the Future Award.  This award was created to recognize those who may be relatively new to the hawkwatching circle, yet have already made significant...

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HMANA’s 2018 Appreciation Awards

HMANA Appreciation awards were created to recognize individuals who have made substantial contributions of time or energy to HMANA, keeping the organization productive. Each of the 2018 recipients received a framed certificate and a bag of organic, bird-friendly...

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