Monitoring to Conserve Midwestern Birds
This group is dedicated to the coordination of owl and nightjar monitoring throughout the Midwest and in concert with our neighbors so we can make informed conservation decisions for these birds.
Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2015
BRAND NEW!!! Report from the 2012 Workshop (click to download)! At our last gathering, we reviewed preliminary findings from the protocol analysis and used the Northeast Bird Monitoring Handbook to help us develop goals and objectives for regional monitoring in the next few years.
For a recent synopsis of the need for and genesis of coordinated nocturnal bird monitoring programs in the Midwest, download and read this document:
You can learn more about active nocturnal bird monitoring programs or volunteer TODAY by visiting the following websites:
“Safety comes to the whippoorwill in dim light, half shadows, and the faint, confusing obscurity of dusk, and among these, on the borderland of invisibility, the whippoorwill lives all its days.” - Arthur Cleveland Bent, 1940
Did you miss a conference call or want to catch up on the group's discussions? Feel free to read notes (by year) and contact the group with questions or comments.2015…Continue
Started by Katie Koch Dec 27, 2012.
Greetings! As we develop a Midwest Avian Data Center (a new regional node to the Avian Knowledge Network), we have the unique opportunity of addressing our need for a centralized data repository for…Continue
Started by Katie Koch. Last reply by Ethan Duke Nov 1, 2011.