On this page are
links to a number of sites concerning migration monitoring efforts
throughout North America and around the world. Please e-mail
us with suggestions for sites to add to this list.
A coalition of approximately 20 banding research stations across
Canada working together to collaboratively monitor the status of boreal
forest bird populations.
studies: GPS tracking
Information on GPS telemetry research products and results of several
studies in Europe and Africa.
Island Raptor Enumerators
Reports and analyses from a Long Island raptor watch.
Register of Migratory Species
An international database featuring distribution maps for hundreds
of species, with a particular focus on their migratory movements.
Gate Raptor Observatory
Records from a raptor migration station in San Francisco, accompanied by
identification tips and photographs.
Rock Raptor Observatory
Detailed daily reports and additional notes from a raptor migration
station in West Virginia that has been active for nearly fifty years.
An Ontario group dedicated to the conservation of migratory
raptors, passerines, and Monarch butterflies through migration monitoring
at Hawk Cliff on the north shore of Lake Erie.
Migration Association of North America
A non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge of raptor
migration. Information is included on hawk watch locations,
long-term monitoring, publications, and more.
A research, education and conservation based non-profit organization
headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with active migration monitoring
stations throughout the western US, Texas, and Florida, and a partner of
the "River of Raptors" project in Veracruz, Mexico.
Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History
A non-profit organization in South Carolina dedicated to the conservation
and study of local flora and fauna, with a detailed website that includes
weekly photo-based nature essays and thorough documentation of bird
banding efforts at the site.
An extensive site tracking the migration of several species through North
America, linked to educational programs in many schools in Canada and the
A map showing the progress of hummingbird migration through the United States and Canada.
- Mediterranean Raptor Migration Network
An informal network of ornithologists and birdwatchers in the Central
Mediterranean, working to research and protect raptors through studies and
Statistics on the annual spring migration of raptors through southern
Ontario, dating back to 1975.
d'oiseaux de Tadoussac
An ornithological research organization on the north shore of the St.
Lawrence River in eastern Quebec, studying bird migration through
observational counts and banding.
A new project launched in early 2006, aiming to identify migration routes,
concentration points, and timing for Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, and to
document the occurrence of other species of hummingbird visiting
Rubythroat: The Hummingbird Project
A cross-disciplinary international initiative in which students, teachers,
and others collaborate to
study behavior and distribution of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird.
- Extreme Seawatching
Information about an
interesting and ambitious project to monitor seabird migration along the
coast of Norway.
Thompson Park Bird Research Station
A site dedicated to the understanding, protection, and awareness of
birds in Toronto through observational counts, banding, and education