Ornithology

2022 Refuge CBC Summary

Seven field birders braved the frigid temperatures and snow-covered ground along with 2 feeder watchers at their home on the southern part of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Frenchglen to count birds for the annual Refuge Christmas Bird Count on Wednesday December 14.

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MOTUS Tower at Boca Lake

MOTUS Towers at Malheur

The Motus Wildlife Tracking System (Motus) is an international collaborative network that uses coordinated automated radio telemetry to facilitate research and education on the ecology and conservation of migratory animals. Motus is a program of Birds Canada in partnership with collaborating researchers and organizations. (www.motus.org) On November 2021 Malheur National Wildlife Refuge became a project partner when two Motus towers were installed.

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2022 Refuge CBC Summary Test

Seven field birders braved the frigid temperatures and snow-covered ground along with 2 feeder watchers at their home on the southern part of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Frenchglen to count birds for the annual Refuge Christmas Bird Count on Wednesday December 14.

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Our Resident Quail

Written by Peter Pearsall/Photo by Peter Pearsall Malheur Refuge is celebrated for the incredible quantity and diversity of migratory birds that use its many habitat

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