2016 Speaker Event



The Past, Present & Future of Hawk Migration & Banding at Hawk Cliff Woods

Cyril Crocker

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Learn about hawk migration at Hawk Cliff and what sets this unique location apart from other areas of Canada or North America along with the trends and techniques of hawk banding

February, 23rd 2016

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Presentation to begin at 7:30

Admission is free - donations will be accepted at the door 



Bio_Picture.JPGCyril Crocker

Coordinator of the Hawk Cliff Raptor Banders

From my very first steps as a child, I was interested in the natural world. From birds to reptiles and insects I drove my mother crazy wondering what I had put in my pockets of my coat or pants.

Birds were of particular interest, so as a young adult I joined the St.Thomas Field Naturalist Club. I soon became friends with Bob Hubert who introduced me to banding ducks and bluebirds back in 1983. In the fall of the same year, I was asked by Bob along with Don and Sheila Fowler to join them at Hawk Cliff to see if I would be interested in banding hawks. From the very first day, I was hooked. Birds of prey have always fascinated me and after I apprenticed for two years, I received my banding license and I have been banding there ever since. Even though I have banded over 4,500 birds of prey, I have never lost my interest or wonder over these beautiful, yet despised and misunderstood birds.


The Thames Talbot Land Trust would like to thank our sponsors for their generosity in supporting this event 



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February 23, 2016 at 7:30pm - 9pm
Wolf performance Hall
251 Dundas St
London, ON N6A 6H9
Google map and directions
Dee Crilly

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