Our new Raptor Family Tree shirt was inspired by recent genetic research on raptors. The beautiful design was created by Rebekah Smith, our Science-Education Outreach Coordinator. Natural, with full color graphic on back and single color logo on left front chest. Available in adult S-3X. Gildan, 100% cotton.
Hawk Mountain biologists have been working to define what makes a raptor a raptor. This raptor family tree represents how each group of raptors are related to each other through a common ancestor. In 2020, Hawk Mountain collaborated on a publication that helped genetically define which species belong in this raptorial grade. This has helped us to better understand which species should be called raptors. Read more about it here: