Steve Kolbe M.S.

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Professional Title
Avian Ecologist
Steve Kolbe is an avian ecologist with a special interest in bird migration and movement, testing novel survey methodologies, and acoustic identification. His research focuses on the ways in which birds use their environment at varying scales throughout the annual cycle.


M.S. Integrated Biosciences, University of Minnesota - Duluth, 2018
B.S. Miami University, 2009


NRRI News Articles

Least Sandpiper (Kolbe)

NRRI study helps inform benefits of shipping channel dredge material for island habitat.

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NRRI scientists present findings on projects with broader water community.

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Warm winter weather in northern latitudes can have both positive and negative effects on well-known and beloved resident bird species, like the Canada Jay, Boreal Chickadee and Black-capped Chickad