Where to watch Hawk Migration in North America

Watching hawks soar overhead as they migrate north in the winter and south in the fall is an amazing experience! Here’s a guide to all our favorite places to watch hawk migration in North America.

Where to watch Hawk Migration in North America

where to watch hawk migration in north america

United States

  1. Alabama
  2. Alaska
  3. Arizona
  4. Arkansas
  5. California
  6. Colorado
  7. Connecticut
  8. Delaware
  9. Florida
  10. Georgia
  11. Hawaii
  12. Idaho
  13. Illinois
  14. Indiana
  15. Iowa
  16. Kansas
  17. Kentucky
  18. Louisiana
  19. Maine
  20. Maryland
  21. Massachusetts
  22. Michigan
  23. Minnesota
  24. Mississippi
  25. Missouri
  26. Montana
  27. Nebraska
  28. Nevada
  29. New Hampshire
  30. New Jersey
  31. New Mexico
  32. New York
  33. North Carolina
  34. North Dakota
  35. Ohio
  36. Oklahoma
  37. Oregon
  38. Pennsylvania
  39. Rhode Island
  40. South Carolina
  41. South Dakota
  42. Tennessee
  43. Texas
  44. Utah
  45. Vermont
  46. Virginia
  47. Washington
  48. West Virginia
  49. Wisconsin
  50. Wyoming


Broad-winged Hawk kettle photos

FAQs about hawk migration in North America

Broad-winged Hawk kettle photos

What supplies should I take while watching hawk migration?

You may want to bring the following supplies while watching hawk migration: Binoculars or spotting scopes, water, a snack or bagged lunch, a portable chair, blanket, or cushion to sit on.
Depending on the weather and time of year, you may also want to bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, or a raincoat.

What is the best time of day to go hawk watching?

The best time of day to go hawk watching is between 9am and 3pm, local time.

Where can I learn more about hawk migration in North America?

The Hawk Migration Association of North America (HMANA) is the premier organization for learning about hawk migration in North America.
You can find more at their website, hmna.org

Where can I find more hawk migration locations?

You can find more hawk migration locations at HawkCount.org

More resources for hawk migration in north America

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