Working to preserve New Mexico’s wildlife and unique landscapes for many generations to come.

What We Do





Hawks Aloft, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization incorporated in 1994 and based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

We work to conserve indigenous wild birds and their habitats through avian research, conservation education, raptor rescue, and cooperation with other organizations.

We believe that this work helps to preserve New Mexico’s unique landscapes and wildlife populations for many generations to come.

News from HAI

Volunteer Training Class – Feb 3, 2024

04 Jan 2024

When: February 3, 2024Where: Bachechi Open Space Education Building, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd Time: 9 AM – 12 PMCost: $25 — Includes membership and volunteer manual. Click here to sign up. Light refreshments will be provided. Hawks Aloft (HAI) is unique in that the four pillars of our foundation are quite diverse:   Attend our volunteer…

27th Annual HAI Quilt Makers

Announcing the winner of the 2022-23 Raffle Quilt

14 Dec 2023

We are thrilled to announce the winner of the 2022-23 Raffle Quilt.  She is Josie Ulibarri of Albuquerque, NM. Congratulations, Josie! For a chance to win next year, check back here next year and secure your tickets!


Birding Costa Rica

04 Nov 2023

With Hawks Aloft and Holbrook Travel  February 9 – 19, 2025  From $3625 Learn and make your deposit here! It will have been 10 years since our inaugural visit to the wonders of Costa Rica, with its incredible biodiversity found in 12 different climate zones and numerous ecosystems packed into a small country. We are…


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Adopt a Raptor

Presenting Our Panama 2023
Gallery of Images

Our trip was planned around the mass migration of North American raptors through the isthmus of Panama, as well as a quest to find a Harpy Eagle. It was an incredible journey that far exceeded our hopes. The three primary photographers, Tom Mayer, Larry Rimer, and Gail Garber returned with a lovely assortment of images that we share with you in this gallery.

White-Necked Jacobin

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