Hawks: Masters of Flight
Monday, 9-10:30, Oct 1-Oct 15
Hawks! These fascinating creatures have captured our imaginations in ways that few other bird groups do; easily seen (but tough to identify), they push our primal poetic buttons. This popular course is a PowerPoint presentation that will examine the natural history of diurnal raptors—what nmakes a hawk a hawk, anyhow? We will also learn basic ID skills and investigate hawks’ relationship with humans throughout history. At the end of this course, you are guaranteed to be a dedicated hawk enthusiast!
Dick Ashford is the President of the Klamath Bird Observatory and immediate past Board Chair of the American Birding Association. He has spent hundreds of hours observing hawks in the field
and an equal amount of time researching their natural history. In addition, Dick is a popular hawk watching tour leader in southern Oregon and northern California.
Class Size: 25