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By admin on 8/27/2014 8:00 AM

Northern ShovelerIt's started, and the fall exodus of hundreds of millions of birds is becoming apparent at our feeding stations. David Menough of Wild Birds Unlimited offers tips on attracting migrants to your backyard and a fall departure-arrival schedule for the Denver area. It's amazing to see these birds checking their datebooks for their departure days.

By admin on 8/13/2014 8:00 AM

Planting On July 25, 35 volunteers gathered along the Navajo River in southern Colorado to plant more than 200 native trees on private land as part of a project sponsored by RMBO and partners. RMBO biologist Martin Moses writes about the project and the use a handy new tool: the water jet stinger.

By admin on 7/22/2014 8:00 AM

CampTwo vans packed with excited campers, staff and gear left Brighton, Colorado, and headed west to the Rocky Mountains for a week of hiking, rafting, exploring nature, birding and much more as part of RMBO's Taking Flight camp. Summer Education Assistant Hannah Haas writes about this amazing week of camp and its impact on 15 young people.

By admin on 7/9/2014 8:00 AM

Western TanagerBirds can migrate thousands of miles a year between their breeding and wintering grounds. Where, exactly, do they go? What routes do they take and where do they stopover? RMBO biologists set out to answer these questions for Western Tanagers and Swainson's Thrushes that breed in Rocky Mountain National Park in a project for the National Park Service. CSU student Marina Rodriguez writes about this project and reveals whether the biologists successfully discovered where the birds go.

By admin on 6/25/2014 7:00 AM

Sage SparrowEarlier this year, RMBO hosted forums to gauge feedback on a new Decision Support Tool. The tool helps compare management options that ensure the economic viability of grazing lands with the habitat needs of sagebrush-dependent songbirds and grouse.

By admin on 6/18/2014 7:00 AM

ATFLBird banding brings us cool birds, interesting insights and always new questions, and this spring was no exception. We again shared these experiences with hundreds of visitors, from toddlers to school kids to adults of all ages. Without further ado, here are the birdy highlights from the spring.

By admin on 6/4/2014 7:04 AM

NighthawkEvery year at this time, we get calls from people who have spotted a baby bird out of its nest and want to know what to do. They're concerned, and rightfully so. We all love our feathered friends and want to see their little ones survive and prosper, so we put together this blog post to share some useful insights and resources with you.

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Sept. 5-7 - Colorado Birds of Yesterday and Today Field Trip

The Secret Lives of Birds Speaker Series at Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Sept. 11 - The Beautiful World of the Birds-of-Paradise

Oct. 21 - Bird Sounds: From the Beautiful to the Bizarre

Nov. 5 - The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

Homeschool Programs

Sept. 4 - Bird Banding

Sept. 5 - Bird Banding

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Fall Bird Banding

Stations open soon in Colorado and western Nebraska. Visit a banding station »

Spring-Summer Newsletter

Read about bird banding, Bald Eagle Watch, Mountain Plovers and more.

Releasing Osprey at Rocky Mountain National Park

Osprey Migration

Follow the migration of two Ospreys from Rocky Mountain National Park. View Shadow's location. View Rainbow's location.

2013 RMBO Annual Report

2013 RMBO Annual Report

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Birds don't give a hoot about state or international borders. Like the birds, RMBO's biologists, educators and natural resource managers cross boundaries to work on bird and habitat conservation through Science, Education and Stewardship in the Intermountain West, the Great Plains, Mexico and beyond.

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