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KBO Science Director wins Leadership in Conservation Award

The accomplishments of Klamath Bird Observatory’s Science Director Jaime Stephens have been recognized by the international bird conservation consortium Partners in Flight (PIF)—presenting her with its prestigious Leadership in Conservation Award. The Leadership Award honors an individual or group that demonstrates outstanding guidance and direction that contributes, or has contributed, to advancing Partners in Flight […]

An Unprecedented Legacy: KBO’s International Training Program

By Dr. Jared Wolfe, KBO Research Associate Central and South America host the most diverse bird communities on Earth. The dizzying array of antbirds, cotingas, manakins, and woodcreepers have captured the imagination of naturalists for centuries and subsequently fueled investigations into the origins of life itself. Charles Darwin wrote in 1839 regarding finches of the […]

NEWS RELEASE: Songbird Populations May Indicate Trouble in Northwestern Forests

***NEWS RELEASE: September 27, 2017*** CONTACT: John Alexander, Executive Director, Klamath Bird Observatory, 541-890-7067, jda@klamathbird.org Songbird Populations May Indicate Trouble in Northwestern Forests Populations of many North American songbirds are declining, and in many cases we don’t understand why—for example, whether the problem lies with reproductive success or in the survival rates of adults. Conservation […]

From Africa to Central America – Forging International Partnerships to Conserve Wildlife

Tropical forests are used by local people for food, timber, and resource extraction. Balancing the needs of local people and the needs of sensitive wildlife has presented scientists with pressing global conservation challenges. To help protect and manage tropical wildlife, Klamath Bird Observatory Research Associate Dr. Jared Wolfe has partnered with academia, governments, and nonprofits […]

Bird Banding Curriculum

This Curriculum is based on the North American Banding Council’s collection of training manuals plus supplemental study materials and original content. It consists of Theory and Practical segments derived from the NABC Trainee Report Card. The Curriculum was designed for a variety of training situations including multiple-day workshops, individual instruction, and self-study. It includes a […]

Banding

It has been said that bird banding is at once both a delicate art and a precise science. Bird banding is a method of bird monitoring to track bird populations and demographic trends (characteristics of the population) over time. First, a bird is gently caught in a soft, fine net called a mist net. After being […]

International Training and Internships

KBO’s International Internship Program has hosted 52 young professionals and university students from 16 countries as interns in our long-term monitoring and training programming since 1999. 14 of these young scientists have returned in a

Long-term Monitoring of Bird Populations

Breeding and Fall Migration Season Banding in Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion KBO and our satellite organization Humboldt Bay Bird Observatory operate several long-term demographic monitoring stations throughout the Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion. Each year, we capture and release

Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation Award 2011

A diverse group of conservationists, including KBO’s Executive Director John Alexander and Research Advisor C. John Ralph were recognized for their effective collaboration with the prestigious Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation award in 2011. This award recognizes the work of KBO

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