Show runs daily (except Wednesdays) at 10:00 a.m.
October 30, 2021 — April 10, 2022
(All dates subject to weather-related change)

Harris's Hawk


We recommend that guests arrive at the Museum at least 20 minutes prior to the show to allow time to park and walk to the demonstration areas.

Why is Raptor Free Flight a Must See?

Watch as these amazing aerialists soar and swoop in their native desert habitat while a narrator describes their attributes, habitats and behaviors.

Harris's Hawk perched on top of a saguaro

You may see flying birds of prey like chihuahuan ravens, great horned owls, caracaras, red-tailed hawks, gray hawks, and Harris’s hawks.

Please note: There is never a guarantee that a certain species will fly during any given show, due to weather, season, vet checks, etc.

Ferruginous Hawk


Found throughout the U.S. in almost all habitats
See more fun facts here!

Ferruginous Hawk coming in to land on a dead branch
Retrieved from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum web site on 09-21-2021