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MBT Centennial: Swainson’s Hawk

Dustin Huntington/VIREO
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National Audubon Society / audubon.org

This year, 2016, marks the centennial of the first Migratory Bird Treaty, which the United States signed with Great Britain on behalf of Canada. That treaty and the three that followed — with Japan, Russia and Mexico — form the cornerstones of our efforts to conserve migratory birds, like the Swainson’s Hawk. Swainson's Hawk is a commuter. It has one of the longest migrations of any American raptor. They winter in Argentina, then fly into North America as far as Canada to nest and breed during our summer. The bird can make the 6,200 mile trip in less than two months, averaging nearly 124 miles a day.

PARTICIPANTS:

Matthew Bain
Smokey Valley Ranch Project Coord.
The Nature Conservancy
Oakley, KS

Prof. Clint Boal
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

Produced by Playa Lakes Joint Venture.