First Day at Graham Point

Graham Point is quite different from McGulpin point. The sun shines directly for most of the day, which at this time of year is a

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Red-tailed Hawk Summer Movements

This past Spring MSRW embarked on a new project to study migratory Red-tailed Hawks. We deployed GPS transmitters this past Spring on adult birds migrating

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Feeling 22!

As we near the mid-way point in May our raptor banding season is still going strong! My last update was on April 28th and at

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Migration draws to a close

Activity on the straits has waned over the past few days, as many of the resting waterbirds have moved on towards their inland breeding grounds.

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Slow days on the straits

I can’t seem to catch a break with the weather lately. Persistent rain, fog, and northern winds have reduced migration to a slow trickle. Over

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Night Sights and Sounds

At MSRW’s owl-banding station at Mill Creek Historical Park, we are up all night checking the mist nets and banding owls. An added perk is

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