Trips & Events

Klamath Bird Observatory Celebrates World Migratory Bird Day in a New Way

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. WMBD is global in reach and serves as an effective way to help raise awareness about the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve […]

Nature Pub Talk: WINGS

Thursday, January 23, 6:00 – 7:15 p.mGrape Street Bar and Grill, 31 South Grape Street, Medford Come discover a glimpse of the natural history of our region. The focus will be Wings—critters that fly, pollinate, and twirl in the air. Topics include Bats with Wildlife Biologist Tony Kerwin; Dragonflies with local Naturalist and Dragonfly Expert […]

Giving Tuesday and the Southern Oregon Give Guide

For a second year, the Rogue Valley Messenger has included Klamath Bird Observatory in their annual Give Guide — a listing of local nonprofits, each of which is doing important work to make the world of southern Oregon a better place. The Give Guide includes basic information about 17 different groups that the Messenger is […]


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Saturday November 23rd 10:00am – 4:00pm At Lincoln School: 320 Beach Street, Ashland, Oregon 97520 This CONSERVATION CELEBRATION offers both gently-used and new bird-related gifts: Books, art, ceramics, jewelry, hats, t-shirts, games, and other gifts. OR HOW ABOUT GIVING THE GIFT OF CONSERVATION IN THE FORM OF A DONATION TO KBO AS YOUR HOLIDAY GIFT. […]


TALK: BIRDING THE KLAMATH BASIN Thursday, November 14th 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Lincoln School, 320 Beach Street, Ashland, Oregon 97520 Using photography and history of the land and the birds, visit one of the most amazing Wildlife Refuges here in our backyard via a powerpoint presentation. The Lower Klamath Lake part of this refuge was […]


October 20th, Sunday 8:00am – 5:30pm Join Vince Zauskey and Shannon Rio for a day of birding in the spectacular Scott Valley. We will likely see a variety of hawks, falcons, and sparrows. Lewis’s woodpeckers will be seen, possibly a shrike, and who knows what else!! 16 folks total so we can have 4 cars […]

The Great Fall Migration Melodrama is Upon Us!

Golden-crowned, White-crowned, and Fox Sparrows arriving en mass from the north! Hermit Warblers and many other local nesting birds departing for their Tropical winter homes! And Sharp-shinned Hawks chasing them all through the forests! What a sensational dramatic story unfolding at our bird banding stations in these early days of the great annual bird fall […]

Presentation at Klamath Basin Audubon Society

Jaime Stephens, Klamath Bird Observatory (KBO) Science Director, will be presenting at the September 10th Klamath Basin Audubon Society meeting. The presentation will include an overview of KBO’s long-term monitoring and applied ecology research. It will focus on current projects occurring in the Klamath Basin within the context of broader bird conservation. An overview of […]

Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Visit a KBO Bird Banding Station in 2019!

Klamath Bird Observatory continues to offer public visits to bird banding at our Upper Klamath Field Station near Fort Klamath in the Upper Klamath Lake area. The bird banding is scheduled on Thursday mornings through mid-October. Individual, family, and group visits can be arranged by emailing KBO’s Banding Program Coordinator Bob Frey (see below). Nestled […]

Still time for a Bird Banding Field Course in 2019!

Klamath Bird Observatory is offering a special opportunity to participate in our long-term landbird monitoring program and learn the fundamentals of bird banding and more! Our Bird Banding Field Course offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in the life of a field ornithologist and obtain a comprehensive introduction to bird banding and other field methodologies. […]


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