Journey of the Broad-Winged Hawk

Every year, thousands of broad-winged hawks embark on a treacherous flight.

Every year, thousands of broad-winged hawks embark on a treacherous flight from New Hampshire to South America. JOURNEY OF THE BROAD-WINGED HAWK follows the raptors’ two-month, 4,500-mile migration from New Hampshire, over an Appalachian flyway in Pennsylvania, over Corpus Christi, Texas, and ending in the rainforests of Ecuador and the Maquipucunu Reserve. Along the way, people and communities follow and celebrate the hawks’ journey.

Support for Journey of the Broad-Winged Hawk is provided by The Butler Foundation


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Market

Market

Footage from an indigenous market at Otavalo, Ecuador.

Andes Weather

Andes Weather

Barbara Butler describes the weather patterns of the Andes Mountains.

Quito

Quito

Barbara Butler describes the Ecuadorian capital of Quito.

School Visit

School Visit

Barbara Butler visits a school at Huaycopungo, Ecuador and talks about the local culture.


The Equator

The Equator

Phil Vaughn stands on two hemispheres - one foot in the north, one foot in the south.

Family Visit

Family Visit

Barbara Butler visits with an indigenous Otavalian family at Huaycopungo.

Caves

Caves

Caves dug into volcanic ash along a highway heading toward Huaycopungo, Ecuador.

Otavalo Drive

Otavalo Drive

Driving the streets of the indigenous city of Otavalo, Ecuador in the Imbabura Province.

Journey of the Broad-winged Hawk Preview

Journey of the Broad-winged Hawk Preview

Preview for the series, 'Journey of the Broad-winged Hawk'.

Journey of the Broad-Winged Hawk

Journey of the Broad-Winged Hawk

A look at the migratory route of these magnificent birds.



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