Field Trips

Saturday, September 30th
HAWKWATCH -- GOSHUTE MOUNTAIN RESEARCH SITE
Leaders: Allene and Charles Keller

This trip is scheduled to take full advantage of the FALL RAPTOR MIGRATION. The site is about 35 miles south of Wendover and last fall we saw close to 100 raptors fly over the ridge. It is quite a sight. The drive to the trailhead is approximately 3 hours from Salt Lake City. Once at the trailhead, the hike is 3.5 miles with an 1800 foot elevation gain. The hike may take 2 to 3 hours, depending on your physical condition and any birding you do along the way. There is no water source so bring your own. This will be an all day trip. Weather conditions can be variable, so please plan accordingly. Suggested items: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, windshell, warm clothes, gloves, binoculars, camera, food, & plenty of water. We will meet early Saturday morning in Wendover weather permitting. There are several ways to do this trip. You can overnight in Wendover either camping or motelling before or afterwards, or you can make it a one day trip.

Be sure to call Allene at (801) 467-3960 for details.

For more information visit the Hawkwatch Website at: http://www.hawkwatch.org/



(13 species)

Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper’s Hawk, Northern Goshawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Northern Flicker, Clark’s Nutcracker, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, Sage Thrasher

Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Northern Flicker
Clark’s Nutcracker
Common Raven
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
American Robin
Sage Thrasher

  Last modified: October 11, 2006

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