Things To Do

Hawk Watch Weekend 2024

Saturday & Sunday, October 5th & 6th
Photo: Olivia Christina + Angus Mordant
Photo: Olivia Christina + Angus Mordant
Things To Do

Hawk Watch Weekend 2024

Saturday & Sunday, October 5th & 6th

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. 

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

Saturday, October 5th  – Christine & Betsy Pereigne of Christine’s Critters

Sunday, October 6th – Brian & Teddy Bradley of Skyhunters in Flight

Other Activities include:

- Bird Face Painting by FunElla

- Kids Owl Pellet Dissecting

- Migration Games


FOOD VENDORS (All attendees must select a MEAL TICKET in registration page to get food):

Taco Loco Taco Truck (Sat October 5th)

- TBA (Sun October 6th)

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

  • Program Fee: Tickets are $25 for Adults, $10 for Children (12 and under).
  • Recommended for all ages.
  • Pre-registration is required. Select HERE to purchase single day tickets.
  • Please register for the quantity of ALL members in your party. 
  • Upon arrival please check in at our front desk.


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 and sponsorship opportunities related to this event, please contact Ryan MacLean at or 203-930-1353.

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