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Bad News Bears of Birding & Birdathon News

Ah, spring, when young persons’ fancies turn to thoughts of bird migration and YES! The Birdathon! It’s a high point of the year for our team, the Great Greys. It started out to be an excuse to spend some quality time with pals, looking for birds. But we were subjected to some serious ridicule a […]

One of Our Bird Monitoring Stations is 25 Years Old!

Klamath Bird Observatory’s Pacific Crest Trail #1 (PCT1) long-term bird monitoring station, operated in partnership with Klamath National Forest, turns 25 this May—older than some of this year’s volunteer interns! The station’s resilience was recognized in the latest MAPS Chat—the annual newsletter of the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship Program to which we contribute data […]

For the Birds: Immense Possibilities is Rebroadcasting an Episode Featuring Klamath Bird Observatory

If you missed your first opportunity or would like a chance to see it again, this week Immense Possibilities will be rebroadcasting the episode For the Birds featuring Klamath Bird Observatory’s Executive Director John Alexander and Science Director Jaime Stephens. Watch this episode:  Friday November 20th, 2015 at 8:30pm Pacific Time on SOPTV or streaming at […]

KBO’s Post-doctoral Fellow Awarded Young Professional Award

  Klamath Bird Observatory is proud to announce that Jared Wolfe, KBO’s Post-doctoral Fellow, was awarded the prestigious Cooper Ornithological Society’s 2015 Young Professional Award. The recognition was awarded to Jared based on his track record of producing meaningful science focused on the impacts of climate and habitat change on tropical and temperate birds. In […]

For the Birds: Klamath Bird Observatory featured on Immense Possibilities with Jeff Golden

  IP422 – For the Birds from Immense Possibilities on Vimeo.

KBO’s 2015 Bullock’s Rose Oriole Volunteer Award Goes to Sandy Jilton

*** NEWS RELEASE — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** June 1, 2015 Contact: Marcella Rose Sciotto,, 541-201-0866 Klamath Bird Observatory is proud to announce that Sandy Jilton is the first recipient of our new Bullock’s Rose Oriole Volunteer Award. This award has been established to recognize individuals who demonstrate outstanding service as volunteers helping Klamath […]

Un-feathered Friends of Fuller

The Klamath Bird Observatory‘s Board President Harry Fuller was recently honored for his career in television, which spanned nearly forty years in the San Francisco Bay area. A group of dear friends who are part of Harry’s media cohort started the Harry Fuller Fund; currently over $2500 has been donated in honor of Harry to help […]

KBO Interns Succeed in Science and Conservation

Over the past 19 years, Klamath Bird Observatory has hosted over 170 student volunteer interns from 16 countries and 23 of the US states.  Our objective with each individual has been to create a safe and fun learning experience, with the hope that we impart some positive influence on their academic and professional careers.  Certainly, […]

John Alexander Profiled in Sneak Preview

The August 2014 issue of Ashland’s Sneak Preview publication featured KBO Executive Director John Alexander in its popular Profile section. Read what John had to say about the person he admires the most, his proudest achievement, his hobbies and musical tastes, and much more by clicking here. Click here to view the full August 2014 […]

Remarkable Recapture of a Migratory Thrush

By Brandon Breen, Klamath Bird Observatory Science Communications Breaking News! Former KBO Intern captures a remarkable bird in the highlands of western Colombia, 2,714 miles from where it was originally banded! Andrés Henao and colleagues were banding birds this week in the highlands of Colombia near the town of Las Margaritas, and on December 17th […]


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