Observatorio de Aves de San Pancho (SPBO—San Pancho Bird Observatory) is a non-profit, non-advocacy organization based in San Pancho on the coast of southern Nayarit, Mexico. SPBO is dedicated to bird and habitat conservation in the region and uses an
KBO’s International Internship Program has hosted 283 young professionals and university students from 17 countries as interns in our long-term monitoring and training programming since 1999.
Breeding and Fall Migration Season Banding in Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion KBO and our satellite organization Humboldt Bay Bird Observatory operate several long-term demographic monitoring stations throughout the Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion. Each year, we capture and release
A diverse group of conservationists, including KBO’s Executive Director John Alexander and Research Advisor C. John Ralph were recognized for their effective collaboration with the prestigious Wings Across the Americas International Cooperation award in 2011. This award recognizes the work of KBO
MANTIQUEIRA BIRD OBSERVATORY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Luiza Figueira is a Brazilian biologist with a Master of Science in Ecology from the National Institute for Amazonian Research.
MANTIQUEIRA BIRD OBSERVATORY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Pedro Martins is an Brazilian ecologist with primary interest in statistics and bird population dynamics.
Pablo, better known as “Chespi”, currently works under an agreement between the US Forest Service, the Klamath Bird Observatory, and the National Institute of Biodiversity (INBio), coordinating their bird monitoring efforts in Costa Rica.
Luis is a marine biologist with training in coral reef ecology who decided that birds were better elements of nature to connect people with nature. He has over 20 years of experience guiding nature tours and the last 12 years mostly birdwatching trips. Luis is currently the Director and co-founder of the San Pancho Bird Observatory.
Migratory birds connect us all. As these remarkable travelers navigate migration routes throughout the globe, they connect people across countries, cultures, and even hemispheres. Alarmingly, many migratory birds are in decline, a clear signal of the worsening health of the ecological systems that support life on earth. Western forest birds have declined 20% over the […]
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 […]