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MONITORING THE MIGRATION OF HAWKS, EAGLES, FALCONS, AND VULTURES OVER THE NIAGARA ESCARPMENT

Hello and welcome to the Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch (NPH) website. On this site, you will find information about the NPH and Beamer Memorial Conservation Area, the location of our count.

You will also find our latest results during the spring migration season, along with our history, migration summaries for previous years, and links to other hawkwatches and nature organizations in our community.

Thanks for visiting us and we hope to see you at Beamer soon!

 Latest News...  

UPDATES:

5 May 2016: Click here for 2016 AGM and Banquet Photos

 

RAPTORFEST 2016 - MAY 14

Grimsby's Raptorfest is celebrating its 20th year. This is a great family event. Please support this initiative that promotes public education about Raptors and other wildlife. Go to http://raptorfest.ca/ for more details.

 

 
28 April 2016:
 

TARBUTT CONSTRUCTION SPONSORS FIELD GUIDES

Tarbutt Construction Ltd. of Grimsby has again made a generous donation to help cover the cost of the Peterson and National Geographic Field Guides to the Birds which are given out to youngsters at the annual Open House, held this year on March 26. The books proved to be very popular and we thank Tarbutt Construction for their help.

 

 

9 April 2016: Click here for 2016 Open House Photos

19 February 2016: The Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch Committee is pleased to announce the following good news:

 

GRIMSBY’S STATION 1 COFFEEHOUSE - NEW SPONSOR FOR THE NPH

Station 1 Coffeehouse at 25 Main St. East, Grimsby has made the Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch its sponsored charity for the month of March 2016. A percentage of their hot drink revenues for the month will be donated to the NPH. The funds will be used towards our education endeavours at the annual Good Friday Open House on March 25, where the NPH hopes to distribute 100 Field Guides to North American Birds to visiting families.

Please stop into Station 1 for your coffee and fresh baked goods when you visit Grimsby and the Hawkwatch. Wear your binoculars in town so businesses will know what brings you to Grimsby.

 

 
 

LOCAL ARTIST DONATES PAINTING FOR NPH BANQUET RAFFLE

Local artist and birdwatcher Missy Acker has donated one of her paintings, “Red”, for the bucket raffle at the April 16 Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch Annual General Meeting and Banquet. Her website can be found at freshlyhatched.com, and a larger version of the painting “Red” at http://freshlyhatched.com/gallery/482936#6

 

 
 

PENINSULA RIDGE ESTATE WINERY DONATES FUNDS FOR NPH SCHOLARSHIP

Mr. Norm Beal, President of Peninsula Ridge Estate Winery and Restaurant, has announced that Peninsula Ridge will provide the funds for the $500.00 high school scholarship announced earlier by the to the Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch (details below). This is fantastic news for the Hawkwatch! Peninsula Ridge Winery is located on Hwy 8 at the border of Grimsby and Beamsville, right on the spring raptor migration route. Members of the Hawkwatch and visitors to Beamer are encouraged to visit Peninsula Ridge as part of their visits to Grimsby.

 
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