Short-eared Owls in Missouri during breeding season


by Andrea Ambrose When I signed on as a field technician in March for MRBO’s grassland bird studies, I knew that I was going to have quite an adventure learning new field techniques and also learning to identify many species

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MRBO Field Assistant Andrea presents her own research at Alaska conference!


by Andrea Ambrose In the summer of 2012, while working as a rehabilitation intern at Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, I was made aware of an opportunity with their oil spill response team. Every few years Tri-State conducts research to

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News from the Grasslands

BT.Steve, Andrea, Ryan

by Veronica Mecko For the 2015 spring migration season, MRBO set up nets for the third year at Mora Conservation Area and for the second year at Bruns Tract Conservation Area. With about a week remaining for spring migration monitoring

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Upcoming Events

Join MRBO at the following events, which are all open to the public!

September 5th at Knob Noster State Park.All are welcome at MRBO’s first public banding demonstration at KNSP. We will catch, band, measure and release forest birds near the campground from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m., weather permitting.

September 19th at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area Nature Center.Join MRBO hummingbird bander Veronica Mecko and Kansas City wildlife rehabilitator Leah Monteleone for hummingbird presentations, viewing, and banding!

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