Contributing to the Knowledge of Avian Ecology
The UM Bird Ecology Lab contributes to knowledge of avian ecology through a combination of original research, long-term and ecological effects monitoring, education, and community engagement.
Our committed and passionate scientists actively seek out and use the best available protocols, field techniques and data analysis methods to assess ecosystems in a rapidly changing world.
Bird Species Recorded in the State of Montana
as of July 10, 2023
Birds Banded by UMBEL Since 2006
Tracking Devices Deployed on 9 Species
to better understand bird movement