Fundamentals of Bird Banding (Passerines) Online Course

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Klamath Bird Observatory and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) have created an online Fundamentals of Bird Banding Course. The course is based on the North American Banding Council's Passerine Banding Curriculum and collection of training materials. The Course includes a series of recorded presentations and tutorials.
 
Click here to access the Fundamentals of Bird Banding Online Course, hosted by NCTC (https://nctc.expertlearning.net/course/view.php?id=51). You will be prompted to login or view the Course as a Guest.

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2017 Fundamentals of Songbird Banding Workshop

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***Registration for this workshop has closed***
Klamath Bird Observatory will present a Fundamentals of Songbird Banding Workshop at our Upper Klamath Field Station in southern Oregon on July 24–28, 2017. This is a North American Banding Council-approved training session with NABC-based content and NABC-certified Trainer instructors. The registration fee will directly benefit our long-term monitoring and banding training program.

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Bird Banding (Passerines) Curriculum

NABC banding curriculum cover pageKlamath Bird Observatory and North American Banding Council (NABC), with support from U.S. Forest Service International Programs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Environment Canada, have created the NABC Banding Curriculum (Passerines). The Curriculum is based on the NABC collection of training manuals, supplemental study materials, and original content.

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Internships

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OUR 2017 INTERNSHIP POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED - PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES 

KBO Field Interns engage in a variety of bird monitoring and research methodologies (e.g., bird banding and nest searching) depending on annual project needs.  Field Interns gain skills in bird identification by sight and sound, survey methodology, orienteering and general field biology skills, meticulous data collection, and data entry.  Field Interns contribute substantially to KBO’s research and monitoring efforts.

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