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From Outside , In: Going Green for Your Community

From Outside , In: Going Green for Your Community

Written by Molly Kay and Paige Witek Here in Missouri, we’re no stranger to being surrounded by a variety of...

While We Were Sleeping

While We Were Sleeping

Like it or dislike it, the current U.S. political situation is certainly distracting. Every day we are bombarded with news...

Fall Migration Finale

Fall Migration Finale

Since the last blog, several new species for the season were observed during the last weeks of fall migration bird...

Fall Migration on southwest Missouri grasslands

Fall Migration on southwest Missouri grasslands

By Veronica Mecko For the second year, MRBO staff is conducting fall migration bird surveys at Wah’Kon-Tah Prairie and Linscomb...

The Art and Science of Bird Surveys in the Modern Age: A new twist to distance sampling

The Art and Science of Bird Surveys in the Modern Age: A new twist to distance sampling

Since 2012, the Missouri River Bird Observatory has been working on improving bird survey methodologies and the presentation of results...

Spring Migration on Grasslands 2017

Spring Migration on Grasslands 2017

By Bethany Thornton, Erik Ost and Veronica Mecko Spring migration is off to a good start in 2017! This year...

A Bird in the Hand is Worth…?

A Bird in the Hand is Worth…?

As has been the case for the past six years, winter is the time when MRBO staff travel around the...

Fall Migration Grassland Bird Surveys

Fall Migration Grassland Bird Surveys

By Katie Leonard and Veronica Mecko November 9th, 2016 marked the end of our grassland fall migration surveys. Beginning September...