Serving North Central Montana since 1981

Become a Member

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.

Global Bird Count in February

Join the world in connecting to birds – February 17-20. Each February, for four days, the world comes together for the love of birds. Over these four days we invite people to spend time in their favorite places watching and counting as many birds as they can find and reporting them to us.

Upcoming Events

Wings Across the Big Sky—2023

Mark your calendars for June 9-11, 2023. Montana’s premier birding festival is coming to Great Falls next summer! Wings Across the Big Sky sponsored by Montana Audubon and co-hosted by our own Upper Missouri Breaks Audubon group is a 3-day festival that includes dozens of field trips, a kid-friendly family event, and a keynote presentation.

What's New

UMBA’s Dec.17, 2022 Christmas Bird Count Report

Photo from Christmas Bird Count Day: Sharp-tailed Grouse in top of TALL tree, Black Eagle Dam —Beth Hill

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

eBird Montana

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

Missouri River Journal

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