Wildlife

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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Young Great Horned Owls

A Warm Malheur Memory

Relatively speaking, I’m a rather recent admirer of the Malheur NWR. My first visit to the refuge was in November of 2021, which also happened to be my first bird-photography focused trip.

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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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Christmas Bird Counts

Written by Peter Pearsall and Rick Vetter/Photo by Rick Vetter Christmastime is all about traditions. Getting together with friends and family, exchanging gifts and good

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