Wing and Wine Gala

KBO Wings and Wine 72ppi 2xX

Date: September 22, 2019 3pm - 7pm

Location: Grizzly Peak Winery

In celebration of World Migratory Bird Day, join us as part of a global conservation community that appreciates the wonder of our feathered friends and works together to protect birds. During our 2019 Wings and Wine Gala we will come together as a community to support bird conservation through actions, stories, and fun!  

KBO has spent almost three decades of advancing bird and habitat conservation through science, education, and partnerships. Built on conservation science efforts that started in 1992, KBO was founded in 2000.

While KBO continues to excel in meeting our science-driven conservation mission we also face a new set of challenges. Extreme changes in federal funding are putting our work at risk, making private sector support more important than ever. Please support us at our 2019 Wings and Wine Gala.

 REGISTER NOW! THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING BIRD CONSERVATION!

Fall Birds, Fall Colors: Birding Ft. Klamath Field Trip on Saturday, Sept. 21, 8am - 4pm

Prairie Falcon 72ppiKBO members Vince Zauskey and Shannon Rio will lead a field trip to the Ft. Klamath area to look for birds not normally seen in the Rogue Valley and also enjoy the splendor of this area’s aspen trees and other fall colors.

Some of the stops we’ll take will be Kimball State Park, headwaters to the Wood River, where birds such as Red Crossbill, Evening Grosbeak, Williamson’s Sapsucker and White-headed Woodpecker are a possibility. A nearby park on the Wood River has also had previous fall sightings of Pygmy Nuthatch. Rocky Point will offer us looks at water birds such as the White Pelican, Green Heron and Belted Kingfisher.

We’ll also look for resident raptors including Red-tailed Hawk, Red-shouldered Hawk, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle and fall migrants such as Rough-legged Hawk, Merlin and Prairie Falcon.

Bring a lunch and beverage (no alcoholic beverages please), dress appropriately for late summer-type weather or cooler fall temperatures.

Vince Zauskey KBO Member 2006 72ppiVince Zauskey is also a long-time member of the Rogue Valley Audubon Society. He has led field trips locally and regionally, teaches bird classes at North Mountain Park and conducts quarterly bird surveys also. During the 1980’s and 90’s he did Northern Spotted Owl monitoring for both the U.S. Forest Service in northern California and the Medford office of the Bureau of Land Management.

Shannon Rio Bio 72ppi 28x

Shannon Rio is Board President of the Klamath Bird Observatory. As a wildlife educator, she glories in the connection to nature and sharing it with others.

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