Gunshight Mountain Hawkwatch

WHEN:  Held the 2nd or 3rd weekend in April by Anchorage Audubon and Mat-Su Birders

2019 Event Sponsored by Anchorage Audubon:  April 20 – 21 

The Gunsight Mountain Hawk Watch Weekend

The Harlan’s Hawk Capitol of the World!

Saturday hosted by Anchorage Audubon

  • Saturday at 10:00 a.m., W. Keys will give a Hawk Identification talk.
  • Sheep Mountain Lodge will provide a Hawkwatchers’ Dinner.  RESERVATIONS ARE NECESSARY, and can be made by calling Sheep Mountain Lodge directly.  Dinner will begin at 6:30, and there will be a short hawkwatching program.  
  • Donate to porta-potty fund!

Sunday hosted by Mat-Su Birders

  • Hawkwatching continues
  • Enjoy a potluck lunch (really, it’s all day!)  Grill will be setup. Bring food to grill and/or dishes to share. 
  • Donate to porta-potty fund!

See full article at  Anchorage Audubon

WHERE: at the pull-off at MP 118.8 Glenn Highway.  Also sometimes use pull-offs between MP 118 and 122.

WHAT to bring: Get out the sun screen, binoculars, chairs, parkas, burgers and dogs!  (Potluck on Sunday hosted by Mat-Su Birders)

WHO:  Everyone is welcome.  Hijack some young folks with eagle eyes and bring them along.

And once again, Anchorage Audubon and the Mat-Su Birders are honored to supply Port-A-Potties at the event for your Hawkwatching pleasure.  Costs have increased again this year.  Donations needed for port-a-potties are needed. Look for donation jars at the Hawkwatch!

We’d Love to Have You Join Us.

Saturday & Sunday, April 20 & 21, 2019

Milepost 118.8 of the Glenn Highway

LEARN TO IDENTIFY MIGRATING RAPTORS Falcons, Buteos, Accipiters, Eagles, Harriers - maybe even an owl or two!
LEARN TO IDENTIFY MIGRATING RAPTORS
Falcons, Buteos, Accipiters, Eagles, Harriers – maybe even an owl or two!
Everyone wants to join the party!
Everyone wants to join the party!
Enjoy a well deserved Saturday buffet....
Enjoy a well deserved Saturday dinner….
Everyone gets into the act - shouldn’t you too?
Everyone gets into the act – shouldn’t you too?