1/6 Raptures over raptors - Erik Bruhnke just loves birds

Jan 6, 2016

Erik Bruhnke

Hawk Ridge draws hundreds of visitors every fall to watch the raptors migrating south.  But where do they end up?

Another Hawk Ridge favorite, birder, guide and nature photographer Erik Bruhnke entertained and educated visitors for six years before taking a job in Texas as a field naturalist and tour guide.

A kettle of broad-winged hawks. A kettle is a collective term for raptors migrating - and catching themals - together and may include more than one species
Credit ©Erik Bruhnke

And he's just as excited about the birds at the south end of the migration as he is at the north.