BBRR’s Mission:

  • To conduct research projects on birds of prey, other wildlife and the environment.

  • To educate the public about birds of prey, other wildlife and the environment.

  • To contribute to consideration of public policy on birds of prey, other wildlife and the environment..

  • To maintain the natural character of Braddock Bay, Lake Ontario, New York for public benefit.

Northern Saw Whet Owl
Broad-winged Hawk Soaring
Sharp-shinned Hawk Banding

Support BBRR

BBRR is now enrolled in the PayPal Giving Fund.  Through this, 100% of your donation will go to Braddock Bay Raptor Research as the Giving Fund partners cover the overhead costs associated with handling the transactions.

Bird of Prey Days 2024

Download Full Schedule (PDF)2024 Bird of Prey DaysBraddock Bay is home to one of the most spectacular spring raptor migrations in the country!  Join Braddock Bay Raptor Research in this annual event to learn about hawks, eagles, falcons, owls and others, and support...

2024 Raptor Education Course Offered

**The Raptor Education Course is now FULL.  Please send an email to if you would like to be put on the waiting list ofr any openings, and notifications of any second session becoming available.** BBRR is excited to present the 2024 Raptor...

2024 Spring Internships with BBRR

Braddock Bay Raptor Research announces the availability of internships for the spring 2024 season.  There are multiple openings for these part-time internships in which individuals can focus on raptor field studies (banding, hawk migration count) and/or education. ...

BBRR Receives Grant from RBA

Braddock Bay Raptor Research is grateful to receive a grant from the Rochester Birding Association (RBA) in support of the spring hawkwatch.  The grant is part of the RBA's recently established Conservation, Accessibility and Engagement Fund.  BBRR will use this grant...
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