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
International Capacity Building
KBO’s International Capacity Building fosters training and information exchange throughout the Americas. Our international programming includes recruiting student volunteer interns from outside the US for our banding training program, participation in international banding training projects, and research collaborations and technical support partnerships with bird observatories in Latin America and the Caribbean. Long-running partnerships with US Forest Service International Programs and Oregon State University make this work possible.
The Trinidad & Tobago Bird Studies Program is comprised of the efforts of three former KBO international interns. Daveka Boodram, Caleb Walker, and Carl Fitzjames, Jr. provide fieldwork and technical support to University of West Indies research studies. They also