The US Forest Service’s Wings Across the Americas Program has recently awarded John Alexander, KBO’s Executive Director, an international award for bird conservation. The Klamath Bird Observatory has been active not only in the Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion, which makes up parts of southern Oregon and northern California, but also has partnered with Costa Rica Bird Observatories to improve bird monitoring in the new world tropics. Establishing these sorts of observatories in Latin America, where many migratory birds spend the winter, has expanded the reach of bird conservation efforts significantly.
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