Serving North Central Montana since 1981

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We invite you to become a member of the local Upper Missouri Breaks Audubon. Members enjoy mutual support and an increased awareness of birds and habitat.

Upcoming Events

Missouri River Journal

Our January issue is now available to read online.  Visit the Newsletter page to read it and past issues.

eBird Montana

A real-time, online checklist program, eBird and Montana Audubon have set up a unique page just for Montana bird sightings.

What's New

Bird Sightings for January 2024

Jan 3: Jan 3 – I had the female red crossbill at my feeder again 2 days ago. I got a really close look at it, and there is no mistaking that beak. I saw it about a month before that, but nothing until Monday.  I don’t know what it is doing in a prairie river town. – Wendy Kamm

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2023 UMBA Christmas Bird Count

UMBA invites anyone interested in helping with this year’s census to come to the Monday, December 11, 2023 chapter meeting, 7:00 PM in the FWP Regional Headquarters conference room (4600 Giant Springs Road).

The Wild Wings Festival,
a celebration of the
annual bird migration,
will be March 22 - 24, 2024.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of light geese, swans and other waterfowl migrate through central Montana on their way north to the arctic tundra. A large concentration stop at Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area in Choteau, MT, providing a few weeks of phenomenal birding in March.

Preventing Window Strikes

How this “Bird-Friendly Yard” Site is Different

Most bird-friendly yard websites only urge homeowners to add native plants to increase songbird survival. Of course, this site does also. But the other sites do not show homeowners how to make their yard safe for birds. This website does.

How to Choose a Bird Window Collision System: Compare costs, effectiveness

By Jim Cubie

This video shows you how to choose a good system to stop bird window collisions and what system to avoid. It compares their costs, effect on the view out the window, and explains how they work. It has links to all the vendors and DIY directions for all approved systems