Golden Eagle Photo Credit: Jan Wassink

Glacier National Park Fall Raptor Migration Study

Public invited to participate in Hawk Watch raptor migration count during September and October  Each year Golden Eagles and other raptors migrate from northern breeding grounds to warmer climates. One of the most important North American Golden Eagle migration routes passes directly through Glacier National Park along the Continental Divide. Volunteers can choose specific dates…

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Yellow-headed Blackbird

By Ellen Horowitz Few birds have names descriptive of their appearance, but the Yellow-headed Blackbird is one that wears its name boldly. Acquaintance with yellow-heads, as they are commonly called, provides a visual treat, an audio surprise and an introduction to the world of the marsh. Yellow-headed Blackbirds breed throughout western North America, from British…

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