The Corpus Christi Hawkwatch
at Hazel Bazemore County Park

Corpus Christi, Texas (Nueces County)

2012 Hawk Watch
Spring Watch: March and April, 2012
Fall Watch: August 15 through November 15

 "A Celebration of Flight!"

Mark your calendars! The Fall 2012 Celebration of Flight will be held September 28-30!

Click HERE for the Celebration of Flight 2012 flyer.

Click HERE for the Celebration of Flight 2012 poster.

Feel free to pass them along and post copies at your favorite locations!

Click the links below for daily reports and counts by month. The monthly reports are posted only when that month becomes active, and remain online from then on.

here for the August Fall reports
here for the September Fall reports
here for the October Fall reports
here for the November Fall reports

Spring 2012 reports

Archive of prior years and other Texas watch sites

Photos and posts by our volunteers and friends are being posted on our Facebook page, so cruise over there to check them out!

Corpus Christi Hawkwatch on Facebook

Click here for a PDF file of a map and directions to the watch, plus motel-hotel information.

Paul Summerskill has been doing some interesting research into the effects of fall thermal counts and raptor predictions. Check it out on his web site, Ideas by Paul, and also visit Dr. Jack's RUC BlipMap Regional Forecasts site for the current BlipMaps.

Our staff for Fall 2011:

  Dane Ferrell
Corpus Christi, TX
Watch Coordinator

Libby Even
Corpus Christi, Texas
Watch Coordinator

Beth Hoekje
Corpus Christi, TX
Education Director
For presentations: 361-643-7755
Email: bhoekje at charter dot net


Kevin Georg
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Official Counter

Patty Waits Beasley
Corpus Christi, TX
Webmaster/Web Administrator/Vol. Counter

Bill Beasley
Corpus Christi, TX

Joel Simon
Swinney Switch, TX
Celebration of Flight Director

Celia Benitez Gil
Malaga, Spain
Official Counter

Events and Appearances

August 15, 2012:  Fall Hawkwatch begins!

September 28-30, 2012: Celebration of Flight at the Hawkwatch platform

November 15, 2012: Fall Hawkwatch ends!

Sponsors for the Fall 2012 Corpus Christi Hawkwatch!

The Corpus Christi Hawkwatch at Hazel Bazemore Park is a Hawk Watch International (HWI) site.  Working with local partners and members, HWI puts significant time and financial resources into ensuring that the Corpus Christi Hawk Watch operates every year and in managing and reporting on the important data collected, so please help support their efforts and become a member. 


Swarovski Optiks, one of the world's leading names in birding optics, continues support as a major watch sponsor.

The Law Offices of John Gilmore join us as a new sponsor; thank you, John! 
The Audubon Outdoor Club of Corpus Christi and donations made in the memories of Richard W. Waits and Kenneth L. Spiess provide local support. 
A special thanks to the Nueces County Parks and Recreation Department and their staff at Hazel Bazemore County Park for providing such a magnificent place to watch hawks.

Friends of the Corpus Christi Hawkwatch! 


KEDT-TV Channel 16 South Texas Public Broadcasting, our heartfelt thanks for all their support over the years in helping publicize our hawkwatch and educational efforts. We love our PBS station! Online at

Lodging Specials for the Fall 2012 Corpus Christi Hawkwatch!

Click the logo to the left for more information about the hawkwatch special deal.

Click the property name to go to that property's web site.

Be sure to mention the Corpus Christi Hawkwatch when you make your reservations to get the special discounted prices! 

The Town and Country Guest House, a private residence guest house almost within view of the hawkwatch site. Call 361-387-2540 or email us at:
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