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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 […]

3 BILLION BIRDS GONE: Together we can bring them back

Data show that since 1970, the U.S. and Canada have lost nearly 3 billion birds, a massive reduction in abundance involving hundreds of species, from beloved backyard songbirds to long-distance migrants. Learn more about what you can do at Today our colleagues published a study in the journal Science revealing that since 1970, bird […]

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 […]

Rogue Valley Messenger: Public Profile of John Alexander, Executive Director

John Alexander, Executive Director, speaks with the Rogue Valley Messenger about Klamath Bird Observatory’s conservation science, education, and birding. FOR THE FULL INTERVIEW CLICK HERE.

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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