Festival of Hawks – What a Turnout!

AdoptionWhat a great turnout for this year’s Festival of Hawks! Thank you to all the visitors, members and volunteers for making this one of our best! We hope you all enjoyed the Festival as much as we did.

Thanks to Jerry Jourdan for leading a digiscoping workshop and for sharing the pictures he took during the festival.

Check back soon for a full image gallery from the Festival.

Festival of Hawks – Save the Date

Festival of Hawks 2012September 14 & 15 – 9am-3pm
September 21 & 22 – 9am-3pm

Live Raptor Shows, Banding Demonstrations, free workshops and hikes. Bird identification, adopt-a-hawk programs, nature crafts and activities. Learn about the spectacular migration at Holiday Beach, ranked as the top hawk watching site in Canada by Audubon Magazine, and the third best in all of North America. Continue reading


LogoHoliday Beach Migration Observatory (HBMO) is a Registered Charitable volunteer organization dedicated to the study and monitoring of migratory birds.  Activities focus on migration of raptors (diurnal birds of prey), passerines (songbirds) and other species passing through southwestern Ontario in the vicinity of Holiday Beach Conservation Area.  Learn more!