Other Bird Happenings Around Missoula Archives

The Original Social Network

Professor Erick Greene and his students in the Wildlife Biology Program at the University of Montana are continuing a multi-year study into how birds communicate, using the latest tools to decipher not only alerts, but an amazing array of very specific messages. Continue reading

2015 Phil Wright Research Awards

The Philip L Wright Memorial Research Awards are offered to encourage student-initiated research in wildlife-related subjects, and to support what might be their initial effort at field research. In 2015 the awards committee received proposals from ten University of Montana … Continue reading

“Pledge To Fledge”

Hey, you birders out there… From April 25th to April 29th, birders across six continents will inspire a broader public appreciation for birds by bringing friends and other non-birders out to truly see and enjoy birds for the first time.  These birders will share their efforts with … Continue reading

Hellgate Osprey Chicks 2012

Here’s a set of mug shots of the three chicks on the Hellgate nest this year. This Osprey nest is at the mouth of the spectacular Hellgate Canyon at the edge of Missoula, Montana. It’s in a very busy location, … Continue reading

Hawk-Owl seen in the Bitterroot

On one of our chapter field trips to the hawk watch at MPG Ranch some of our members were lucky enough to see the first Northern Hawk-Owl recorded in the Bitterroot valley. More details on Kate Stone’s blog from MPG Ranch … Continue reading