Things To Do

Hawk Watch Weekend 2023

Saturday & Sunday, September 23rd & 24th
Photo: Olivia Christina + Angus Mordant
Photo: Olivia Christina + Angus Mordant
Things To Do

Hawk Watch Weekend 2023

Saturday & Sunday, September 23rd & 24th

THIS EVENT IS STILL BEING HELD DESPITE FORECASTED RAIN. All advertised activities with the exception of Bird Banding on Sunday 9/24 will be held inside the Greenwich Audubon Center building.

Greenwich Audubon Center is thrilled to announce our two-day celebration of the importance of birds of prey and their incredible migratory journeys. While not of the large scale of our previous Fall Festivals, this all-ages event will feature hawk & bird related activities for the whole family to promote the importance of raptor conservation.

Attendees will be able to enjoy meeting hawks & owls up close during Live Raptor Presentations by falconers & local wildlife rehabilitators as well as learn how to identify the dozens of species of migratory hawks, eagles, falcons and vultures over our heads during Raptor Identification Workshops. Activities for kids will include Owl Pellet dissections and meet & greets with our center's reptiles.

Schedule of Events (Subject to change due to weather)

Two photos. First photo is a close up of a woman and a hawk. Second photo shows a man reaching out his arm for a large owl to land on it.
(From left) Red-tailed Hawk; Eurasian Eagle Owl. Photo: (From left) Christine's Critters; Skyhunters in Flight

Hawks Identification Workshop with Ryan MacLean – Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Kiernan Hall

Live Raptor Presentations – Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. in Kiernan Hall (See presenters below)

Saturday, September 23rd – Christine & Betsy Pereigne of Christine’s Critters

Sunday, September 24th – Brian & Teddy Bradley of Skyhunters in Flight

Other Activities on Both Days:

  • Bird Face Painting by Fun Ela
  • Owl Pellet Dissecting for Kids
  • Delicious Food and Beverages by Country Table - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Single Day Tickets MUST be purchased in advance through this online ticket sales page.


Greenwich Audubon Center is looking for volunteers to help with Hawk Watch Weekend for parking, info & education tables, games & crafts, and set up & break down. 

This is a great volunteer opportunity for high school students who need credit/hours. Please contact Greenwich Audubon Center at

For questions related to this event, please contact Ryan MacLean at or 203-930-1353.

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