Sharp-shinned Hawk Coloring Sheet

Sharp-shinned Hawk Coloring Sheet

Share your Sharpies with BBRR! The Sharp-shinned Hawk is a fascinating little forest raptor, who often visits backyard bird feeders for a song bird meal.  The “Sharpie” is our featured species this spring, and we have made available a coloring sheet for...
Featured Species: Sharp-shinned Hawk

Featured Species: Sharp-shinned Hawk

Photo above taken by raptor bander Jill Heimrich of a female (left) and male Sharp-shinned Hawk.  All other photos in this post taken by David Brown. Hey Kids!  Download our Sharp-shinned Hawk Coloring Sheet Sharp-shinned Hawk Facts – by Hannah Brenner “Is that...
Recipe for Adding Native Plants to Any Garden

Recipe for Adding Native Plants to Any Garden

BBRR is fortunate to have some very talented volunteers, including the author of this article, Carol Erb.  Carol is a very experienced landscaper and Master Gardener, who specializes in organic and native gardening.  Carol was to be a presenter at Bird of Prey Days...
2020 Raptor Education Course Offered

2020 Raptor Education Course Offered

The 2020 spring season will be here before we know it! If you would you like to get more involved in BBRR’s operations, or if you simply have a great interest in raptors and want to learn more about them, consider participating in the next BBRR Raptor Education...
Featured Species: Red-tailed Hawk

Featured Species: Red-tailed Hawk

Written by Jill Heimrich   Have you ever driven down the expressway or thruway and noticed a fierce-looking, large bird atop the light or telephone pole intently looking at the ground on the side of the road? That bird is most likely a Red-tailed hawk (Buteo...
Follow BBRR on Dunkadoo & HawkCount

Follow BBRR on Dunkadoo & HawkCount

Follow the Hawkwatch on Dunkadoo & HawkCount   The spring migration season is underway and we are counting raptors every day through the end of May.  This year we are excited to be implementing a new app to allow our followers to see what’s being...
2019 Raptor Education Course Offered

2019 Raptor Education Course Offered

The 2019 spring season will be here before we know it! If you would you like to get more involved in BBRR’s operations, or if you simply have a great interest in raptors and want to learn more about them, consider participating in the next BBRR Raptor Education...
Hawk Counter Position – Spring 2019

Hawk Counter Position – Spring 2019

Spring Hawk Counter Position Available for Braddock Bay Raptor ResearchDuration: March 1 – May 31, 2019Application Deadline: January 15, 2019Job Description:Braddock Bay Raptor Research (BBRR) is seeking an experienced hawk counter to conduct the spring raptor count...
Raptors in Art Class

Raptors in Art Class

It is not unusual for BBRR to be called upon to do presentations in classrooms with our education raptors, especially to help students learn about ecology and other science topics related to birds of prey.  But raptors are not just for science.  This fall our...
Featured Species: Northern Harrier

Featured Species: Northern Harrier

Written by Jim Adams Gliding and bouncing low over the grasslands and marshes of New York state, the Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) is one of New York’s more distinctive birds of prey. Unlike high soaring eagles and hawks, harriers spend most of their time close to...