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Bird Banding Winter Session

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST

| $8 Members/$10 Non-Members

Bird banding, or bird ringing, is an universal, indispensable technique for studying the movement, survival and behavior of birds. Bird banding is the process of attaching a small metal or plastic band around a bird’s leg in order to identify individual birds from the band’s unique number.

This technique has been used for centuries to identify captive birds, such as falcons. Today, banding is also utilized to track millions of wild birds.

Come see what winter birds we can catch and release for science.

Instructor: Brad Bumgardner
Interpretive Naturalist, Indiana Dunes State Park
Experienced bird bander

Cost: $8 Members/$10 Non-Members


Appropriate for all ages.
This is a beginner’s course.
Dress for hiking outside is strongly encouraged.


February 22, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$8 Members/$10 Non-Members
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Taltree office & classroom
219 462-0025
71 North 500 West Valparaiso, 46385 United States