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Bird Bio: Black-backed Woodpecker

The Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) is wide-ranging but uncommon in the northern coniferous forest of the US and Canada, with a long finger of its distribution extending southward into the high elevation conifer forests of Washington, Oregon, and California. This species is rare on the landscape, making it challenging for scientists to fully understand its […]

KBO Internship Program Selected by Obama Administration, Puts Young People to Work on Public Lands

As part of the Obama Administration’s ambitious youth initiative to inspire millions of young adults to play, learn, serve, and work in the great outdoors and the President’s 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Initiative, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced $6.7 million in grants to support conservation employment and mentoring opportunities at 43 […]

Celebrating Birds in the Rogue Valley

Klamath Bird Observatory’s John Alexander and Brandon Breen were interviewed on Friday May 23rd in the Jefferson Public Radio studio for the Jefferson Exchange news and events program. John and Brandon discussed the history and role of the Klamath Bird Observatory and described the organization’s upcoming Mountain Bird Festival, which combines a celebration of mountain […]

Local Artists Shine at Mountain Bird Festival

  Fine art can be a powerful force for bird conservation. This notion will come to life at the upcoming Mountain Bird Festival through a Fine Art Auction featuring the impressive talent of our region’s artists. There will be 14 art submissions for auction, and bids can be placed on Friday May 30th from 5:00 […]

Birding Festival Receives Conservation Award

Klamath Bird Observatory receives award in recognition of the conservation significance of its Mountain Bird Festival being held in Ashland, Oregon, May 30 through June 1, 2014.  This inaugural Mountain Bird Festival combines a celebration of the Klamath-Siskiyou Region’s spectacular mountain birds with the stewardship ethic needed to ensure thriving landscapes for humans and wildlife. […]

eBird Festivals

Birding festivals are growing in popularity across the world, and, increasingly, these community events are becoming “eBird Festivals.” eBird is a real-time, online checklist program that has revolutionized the way that the birding community reports and accesses information about birds. eBird festivals use the eBird program to track the many birds seen on the field […]

Saving Our Shared Birds

By Sarah Rockwell, Klamath Bird Observatory Research Biologist I just returned from the 5th International Partners in Flight Conference at the beautiful Snowbird Resort outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. This meeting brought together scientists and natural resource managers from various sectors with a lofty goal: to set a vision for the conservation of birds […]

Sage Grouse Sunrise

Harry Fuller, KBO Board Member Up at 4AM. On the road before 5AM. Parked on a dirt road in sagebrush country before 6AM. It’s 34 outside, fingers turn numb because the windows have to be open to shoot pics. Four male Sage Grouse are on the lek. The huffing, puffing, dancing and bellow notes of […]

Celebrating Migratory Birds

Klamath Bird Observatory will join the North Mountain Park Nature Center and the Rogue Valley Audubon Society at the Nature Center to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. This free family event will run from 8:00am until noon on Saturday May 8th. Here you can enjoy bird friendly shade-grown coffee, go on a bird walk, learn […]

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