MRBO
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Missouri River Bird Observatory
Spring Banding Begins

Spring Banding Begins

    Last week and yesterday we experienced our first banding days of the season. So far we have captured more...

UCMO BioBlitz

UCMO BioBlitz

A young onlooker takes photos of aBlue-gray Gnatcatcher.       It was a cold day at the University of Central...

Night Flight Call Recorder Testing

Night Flight Call Recorder Testing

     We’ve acquired Wildlife Acoustic’s SongMeter2 Night Flight Call package. This device consisted of base unit that collects sounds...

Everything is happening

Everything is happening

     Since the last post, we have been extremely busy here at MRBO. Our final Backyard Banding of the...

A look from Birds-I-View

A look from Birds-I-View

Steve and Regina Garr of Birds-I-Viewin Jefferson City, MO. For three decades a duo has been doing good for birds...

Of Kicky-doos, Grunts, Coos, and Meeps

Of Kicky-doos, Grunts, Coos, and Meeps

What’s the problem? Are words like “kicky-doo”, “grunts”, “coos”, or “meep”not in your typical lexicon? After a pile of literature...

Desert Marsh Birds?

Desert Marsh Birds?

A view of Capacho SRA in California.     As I awoke on the small plane flying into Yuma, AZ I...

Conservation History and Conservation Future

Conservation History and Conservation Future

I spoke last night at a meeting of the Sweet Springs Historical Society on the topic of Missouri’s conservation history...