Bird Watching

Bird Watching

The Allegheny Front Hawk Watch - Allegheny Plateau Audubon Society

Located at 2850 feet above sea level, the Allegheny Front Hawk Watch is the highest hawk watch in Pennsylvania. The Allegheny Front offers a stunning panorama of the valley below, with visibility up to 20 miles on clear days. The Allegheny Front Hawk Watch is one of the premier hawk watch sites in Pennsylvania, with an average of more than 9,000 Raptors passing by each year. However, the Allegheny Front is not renowned for the large number of Raptors that migrate past; it is renowned for its Golden Eagles.

For more information, public hours, events, and directions, please visit the Allegheny Plateau Audubon Society website: https://www.alleghenyplateauaudubon.org/allegheny-front-hawk-watch

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