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Release of the Spanish Pyle Guide

Klamath Bird Observatory and The Institute for Bird Populations are excited to announce the release of the first half of The Identification Guide to North American Birds or Pyle Guide in Spanish. Making this hugely informative book more accessible to bird banders throughout North America. The Pyle Guide has been known as the bird banding bible. It sits on every bander’s table with marked pages and a worn spine. Join us for an evening Zoom presentation with the guide author,  Peter Pyle, and the guide translator, Rafael Rueda Hernández. They will discuss what is new in version 2.0 and the journey to translate this huge and hugely important guide. The Zoom presentation will be on April 4th at 5:30 pm PST. The book will be available for pre-order starting on April 4th. The presentation is free, and an English/Spanish translator will be available.

El Observatorio de Aves de Klamath (Klamath Bird Observatory) y el Instituto para Poblaciones de Aves (Institute for Bird Populations) se complacen en anunciar el lanzamiento de la primera parte de La Guía de identificación de aves de América del Norte o Guía Pyle en español. La versión en español hará que sea más accesible para los anilladores de aves de toda América del Norte. La Guía Pyle ha sido conocida como la biblia del anillamiento de aves, se encuentra en la mesa de cada anillador con páginas marcadas y el lomo desgastado por el uso. Acompáñenos en la presentación por Zoom con el autor de la guía, Dr. Peter Pyle, y el traductor de la guía, Dr. Rafael Rueda Hernández. Se discutirán las novedades de esta versión y el camino para traducir esta enorme e importante guía. La presentación por Zoom será el 4 de abril a las 5:30 p.m. PST. El libro estará disponible para pedidos anticipados a partir del 4 de abril. La presentación es gratuita y habrá un traductor inglés/español disponible.



Welcome to Shasta Valley with Shannon Rio

Join board member Shannon Rio as she takes you to the majestic Shasta Valley. You will explore the magical ecosystem of Shasta and find birds that you may not see here in the Rogue Valley. This is a two-part FUNdraiser. On May 19th, 6:30 pm – 8 pm there will be a presentation by Shannon about the Shasta Valley, the birds that call it home, and where to see them. She will provide a map and a list of birds for your own adventure. The presentation has a suggested donation of $25 for the Zoom link. Register here for the Zoom presentation only.

Part two is the field trip to Shasta Valley on May 22nd, 7: 30 am – 4:30 pm. The trip cost is $200 per car with three car spots available. Includes presentation. Register here for the field trip + presentation. 

Are you willing to drive? Reach out to Elva at and you may come for free!

Shannon Rio is on the board of the Klamath Bird Observatory because of its work to preserve birds and wild places in nature. She is a wildlife educator with a goal to connect people (and herself) with nature so that they will want to protect what they love. She teaches classes in various settings and also teaches yoga, works as a nurse practitioner, is devoted to family and friends and community, and loves learning anything about the natural world through hiking and birding and sitting quietly observing the wonder of it all.

KBO relies on private donations to further our mission of advancing bird and habitat conservation through science, education, and partnerships. By attending KBO FUNdraising events, you help support KBO’s efforts. So, if you love birds, believe in birds as indicators of environmental wellbeing, and want to support KBO’s science-driven bird conservation mission, please register for this FUNdraising event today! We look forward to seeing you at one or more of our Spring Series FUNdraising Events.

Klamath Bird Observatory follows CDC guidelines. KBO events are being offered with COVID-19 safety as KBO’s primary concern. Proof of vaccination will be required for all in-person participants. All individuals attending an event must also fill out the Waiver of Liability form that will be emailed to you once you register for the event. Paper copies will be available at the event. Please do not attend the event if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Masks are not required but wear based on comfortability.