About Us

The Linwood Springs Research Station s a raptor research station located in central Wisconsin.

Each summer research is conducted on the nesting ecology of the Red-shouldered Hawk and Sharp-shinned Hawk to determine reproductive performance, reoccupancy, natal dispersal and nest site fidelity. 

Each fall Northern Saw-whet Owls are captured and banded to gain information about their migration routes, molt patterns, mortality, and winter and summer ranges. 

Over 11,000 Saw-whets have been banded since netting operations began in the fall of 1988.