Gunshight Mountain Hawkwatch

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

2018 Event:  April 21 & 22   

Also see Anchorage Audubon info on Hawkwatch weekend and  Hawkwatch International efforts this year, and opportunities to volunteer to count March 7 – May 15.

WHERE:  at the pull-off at MP 118.8 of the Glenn Highway. Observers are sometimes at one of the pull-offs between MP 118-122 at other times from late March through early May too.

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.

Visit the Hawkwatch International website to learn more about their work and see the Count Totals for 2017.

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

We’d Love to Have You Join Us.

Saturday & Sunday, April 21 & 22, 2018

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 buffet….
Everyone gets into the act - shouldn’t you too?
Everyone gets into the act – shouldn’t you too?