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Uso Del Sistema WRP En MoSI/Use of the WRP System in MoSI

Un webinar bilingüe sobre el sistema de envejecimiento del ciclo de muda WRP presentado por Peter Pyle y Ramiro Aragon Perez. A bilingual webinar on the WRP molt-cycle aging system presented by Peter Pyle and Ramiro Aragon Perez.
 

Long-term bird monitoring in the Maya Mountains of Belize

A presentation by Mathieu Charette, Director of the Toucan Ridge Bird Observatory (TRBO) on Dec. 13, 2021.TRBO works with both Neotropical migrants (from N. America) and austral migrants (from South America), as well as Belizean resident birds. TRBO's long-term monitoring focuses on a combination of walking transects, point-count surveys, citizen science programs (such as eBird), and bird banding, often through the MoSI program. TRBO also investigates migratory connectivity through the MOTUS initiative. Here Mathieu presents the results of 9 yrs of bird banding at T.R.B.O. and information about the development of a bird banding culture and capacity building in Belizean bird banders and the evolution of a National Belize Bird Banding lab.
 

Bumble Bee Ecology and Conservation in the Sierra Nevada

Presented by IBP Biologist and Meadow Specialist Helen Loffland on November 30th, 2021. A review of basic bumble bee ecology and some of the research IBP is doing to help conserve these native insects in the Sierra Nevada region.
 

Banding on the Pitaya Coast: Monitoring a coastal thornscrub forest & reflections on developing migration research with limited resources

A presentation by Mike Krzywicki on October 21, 2021. Mike Krzywicki is an ornithologist working in western North America. He studies breeding and migratory songbirds in Montana, USA as an Avian Ecologist at the University of Montana Bird Ecology Lab, and wintering birds in Sonora, Mexico as Director of Navopatia Field Station. This the third in a webinar series on bird monitoring, bird banding and demographics co-sponsored by the Western Bird Banding Association and IBP.
 

Adventures in Bird Molt: Finding fun in a forbidding yet fundamental process

A presentation by Peter Pyle on September 30th, 2021. Learning how to identify feather generations and use this information to age birds can be intimidating! In this webinar, Peter Pyle walks us through the who, what, where, why, and when of molt, and why molt is so important for biologists to understand.
 

Meadows in the Sierra Nevada: restoration implications for birds and bumble bees.

A presentation by Helen Loffland for the 45th Annual Western Field Ornithologists Conference, August 26–29, 2021.
 

Examination of digital images from the Macaulay Library to determine avian molt strategies: A case study on molts and plumages in eight species of western North American hummingbirds.

A presentation by Peter Pyle for the 45th Annual Western Field Ornithologists Conference, August 26–29, 2021.
 

The Bird Genoscape Project in Latin America: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?

A presentation by Rafael Rueda Hernandez coordinator of the Bird Genoscape Project in Mexico and IBP partner in the MoSI and MAPS programs. This the second in a webinar series on bird monitoring, bird banding and demographics co-sponsored by the Western Bird Banding Association and IBP.
 

The Challenges and Opportunities of Bird Banding and Demographic Research in Ecuador

A presentation by Nicole Büttner of Un poco del Chocó. This the first in a webinar series on bird monitoring, bird banding and demographics co-sponsored by the Western Bird Banding Association and IBP.
 

MoSI: Birds Connecting the Americas

A short film by Day's Edge Productions about MoSI, a program coordinated by The Institute for Bird Populations. MoSI is a collaborative, international network of bird monitoring stations across the northern Neotropics that bolsters conservation efforts through population monitoring.
 

Diversity, trends, phenology, and demography of a subalpine breeding bird community in relation to climate variation.

by David F. DeSante and James F. Saracco
A scientific presentation by James F. Saracco for the 68th meeting of The Wildlife Society- Western Section Feb. 1-5, 2021.
 

Customizing Methodologies in Monitoring Bird Populations to Suit Local Installation Needs.

by Steven K. Albert, Chris Ray, Jessie Schillaci, Andrew Satterwhite, Danielle Kaschube, and Lynn Schofield.
A scientific presentation by Steven Albert for the 2021 National Military Fish and Wildlife Association Conference, March 8-12, 2021.
 

Burning issues in a dynamic environment: effects of the Sierra Nevada's changing fire regime on priority bird species.

A scientific presentation by Rodney Siegel for the 68th meeting of The Wildlife Society- Western Section Feb. 1-5, 2021.
 

Evaluating and optimizing a comprehensive multi-species bird sound classifier.

by Jerry Cole, Nichole Michel, Shane Emerson and Rodney Siegel.
A scientific presentation by Jerry Cole for the 68th meeting of The Wildlife Society- Western Section Feb. 1-5, 2021.
 

Basics of Passerine Molt: Theory and Examples

IBP's MAPS program coordinator Dani Kaschube's 2020 webinar on molt for the Western Bird Banding Association. The webinar focuses on molt in passerine birds (songbirds), beginning with basics and theory of molt and moving on to specific cases studies for bird banders. If you have been intimidated by the study of molt in the past, Dani’s presentation is a great introduction to the subject-she starts at the beginning, and breaks down the topic into easy-to-follow steps.
 

Assessing vulnerabilities in the mutualism between whitebark pine and Clark's Nutcracker

by Chris Ray, Regina M. Rochefort, Jason I. Ransom, Jonathan C.B. Nesmith, Sylvia A. Haultain, Taza D. Schaming, John R. Boetsch, Mandy L. Holmgren, Robert L. Wilkerson, and Rodney Siegel.
A scientific presentation by Dr. Chris Ray for the North American Congress for Conservation Biology in July 2020 and the 68th meeting of The Wildlife Society- Western Section Feb. 1-5, 2021.