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Vancouver Avian Research Centre's Bird Monitoring and Banding Field Workshop

The Bird Monitoring and Banding Workshop is a 3 day action-packed introductory course consisting of presentations, specimen study, field mist-netting, banding, and processing under the direction of Derek Matthews, Master Bander, a North American Banding Council (NABC) certified trainer and Bander-in-charge at the Vancouver Avian Research Centre.

Bird Monitoring and Banding Classroom Workshops by the Vancouver Avian Research Centre

The Vancouver Avian Research Centre is hosting Bird Monitoring and Banding Workshops this spring! Get up close and personal with birds as you experience a professional bird monitoring and banding station in action! Participants will receive training in bird safety and welfare, bird identification, bird banding and taking biometric measurements, ageing and sexing techniques, mist net use and data collection.

Spring Bird Count by Nature Regina

Nature Regina is hosting a Spring Bird Count! All skill levels are welcome to count migrating and breeding birds around the city, followed by a lunch (location TBD).

Date and Time: May 12th, 2018, 7:30 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Meet at Saskatchewan Legislative Building, 2405 Legislative Dr, Regina, next to the Queen statue

 

Year of the Bird Raptor Program and River Experience at the Monique Johnson Anacostia River Pump House

You are cordially invited to the Year of the Bird Raptor Program and River Experience hosted by Environment for the Americas and the Earth Conservation Corps.

Please join us at the Monique Johnson Anacostia River Pump House Tuesday, June 12th at 9am to meet the Earth Conservation Corps raptor ambassadors and enjoy an educational river expedition on the Anacostia.

Migratory Bird Day at Sugarite Canyon State Park

This celebration of migratory birds includes a live hawk presentation, a demonstration of hummingbird banding, a bird walk for beginners, and an "Early Bird Special" with homemade cinnamon rolls to watch birds at the feeders!

Marking World Migratory Bird Day Celebration in Nyandarua County

The event will be marked in Nyandarua County which host 3 IBAs, Lake Olbolossat, Kinagop grasslands and Aberdare forest. The event will involve local community conservation groups, NGOs, local schools, companies, media and county government officials. Main activities will include, volleyball tornament, awareness creation talks and planting of tussock grass along the river Nairobi.

World Migratory Bird Day Spring Bird Count with Bighorn Audubon Society

Each year Bighorn Audubon Society participates in the World Migratory Bird Day Spring Bird Count, created in 1993 at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. The count is similar to Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count but is conducted on one day each year:  the second Saturday in May in the U.S. and Canada, and in October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

World Migratory Bird Day at Lake Ouachita State Park

International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) celebrates one of the most important and spectacular events in the Americas: bird migration. Since 1993, IMBD has fostered bird conservation and education, and has introduced countless youths and adults to migratory birds. This event serves as a call to action to preserve birds and their habitats. Contact the park for a detailed event schedule.

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