What We Do

The University of Montana Bird Ecology Lab conducts research, provides management guidance, leads field science training programs, and delivers experiential education to inspire the next generation of scientists through science, partnerships and outreach.

A new feather grows in the wing of an American Redstart.
A tiny camera monitors a female Spotted Towhee sitting on her eggs.
An UMBEL biologist educates a university wildlife biology class about mist-nets.