Back to All Events

Hawk Mania: Jeff Bouton talk

  • Key West Garden Club 1100 Atlantic Boulevard Key West, FL 33040 (map)

Jeff Bouton fell in love with hawks about 25 years ago, when they were first pointed out to him as they migrated over his hometown in upstate New York. He was immediately hooked. Since then he has worked as the official counter at Cape May (which is pitching in the big leagues), and he has guided and birded everywhere from Alaska to Trinidad and Tobago to Panama. He has also been a pioneer in the world of digiscoping – the fine are of shooting pictures of birds with through telescopes with point and shoot cameras. When he is not chasing birds, he travels around the country as a prodcut specialist for Leica Sport Optics.
He’ll talk about why he can never see enough hawks, and why he thinks the Florida Keys is one of the best kept secrets in birding world.