IBOC-I Falsterbo 2014

Introduction

The first International Bird Observatory Conference (IBOC) was hosted by Falsterbo Bird Observatory in Sweden over four days in August of 2014. This was the first attempt to bring together representatives from the world's observatories at a single event.  Over 100 participants representing 40 bird observatories from six continents gathered to learn from each other, share knowledge, and develop relationships that would lead to collaboration over the subsequent years.

Photo: Lars Bygdemark

The conference lasted four days. Friday, August 29th, was a dedicated welcome day. Saturday 30th, after the from now on daily excursion, many, many aspects of Environmental monitoring was covered.  Sunday 31st, dealt with science and research. The final day, Monday 1st covered outreach and other public activities.