January 4, 2013 (Ramona) – HawkWatch 2013 begins on January 5 at 9 a.m. at WRI Headquarters in Ramona on Highland Valley Road. Observe wintering and resident raptors including Golden Eagles, wintering Ferruginous Hawks, Red-tailed Hawks, Prairie Falcons and Red-shouldered Hawks, to name a few. There are over 19 species of raptors that can be seen at the Ramona Grasslands.
The program runs every Saturday in January and February and begins promptly at 9 a.m. It is recommended attendees arrive at 8:30 a.m. Bring binoculars, sturdy shoes and layered clothing. Refreshments will be available by donation.
Visit http://www.wildlife-research.org/hawkwatch.html for more information.