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Little things can accomplish a lot

This tiny fledgling Calliope Hummingbird doesn’t let his size hold him back. Weighing as much as a dime and only a few months old, this little guy will soon be winging his way thousands of miles south…all the way to … (Read More) Little things can accomplish a lot

Poached Curlew on the Snake River Birds of Prey NCA

Curlew Crew members Stephanie and Joni were out near the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area checking nests and found that one of the nests we had been monitoring had failed. After continuing their survey around the area of … (Read More) Poached Curlew on the Snake River Birds of Prey NCA

Project WAfLS commences!

Project WAfLS 2018 has begun! Find out how you can become a citizen scientist and help us learn more about Short-eared Owls. This year we’re accepting volunteers in UT, ID, MT, CA, WY, NV, WA and OR! Visit the official website … (Read More) Project WAfLS commences!

How can YOU make a significant impact towards conservation?

We want to express our heartfelt thanks for all the donations and support we’ve received to date. Thank YOU for your continued generosity! With the end of the year fast approaching, IBO needs your help to support some of our … (Read More) How can YOU make a significant impact towards conservation?

Bioacoustics: Recording Nocturnal Flight Calls at MPG Ranch, Montana

Did you know that birds use high frequency calls to find each other at night?! This is one theory explaining why many bird species emit short (40 -150 ms), mid- to high frequency (3-10 kHz) vocalizations called Nocturnal Flight Calls … (Read More) Bioacoustics: Recording Nocturnal Flight Calls at MPG Ranch, Montana

The IBO team is growing!

IBO continues to expand its staff as a result of expanding support and capacity. Thanks to efforts of our Research Director Jay Carlisle and IBO staff biologists Robert Miller and Jessica Pollock, IBO’s research budget grew again in 2017. We … (Read More) The IBO team is growing!

Scientific Contributions

Since our last e-Newsletter, we’ve published 10 new journal articles, given 21 oral presentations, and presented six posters at professional conferences about our ongoing research. Now THAT’S a lot of science!  Manuscripts: Bayly, N. J., K. V. Rosenberg, W. Easton, C. Gómez, J. Carlisle, D. … (Read More) Scientific Contributions

Waffles and Warblers!

We’re excited to announce this “Benefit for the Birds” coming up on October 7th. Follow this link to read more and to purchase your tickets for this fun morning activity: Waffles and Warblers Eventbrite Page (Read More) Waffles and Warblers!

Upcoming Community Events

IBO will be doing a number of banding demonstrations at upcoming community events this spring. Check out the list below, and be sure to put them on your calendars. We hope to see you there! [google-calendar-events id=”1″ type=”list-grouped” title=”Upcoming Events” … (Read More) Upcoming Community Events