Introduction to Bird-Banding

Introduction to Bird-Banding

Course Number: BIOL X404.4

2 units

Through short lectures and hands-on experience, you will study the ethics and history of bird-banding and tracking; how to handle birds correctly; and how bird-banding is used to develop information for research and monitoring. You will capture and band resident and wintering birds in Southern California, gather important biological information, and discuss:

  • Sex-related differences
  • Age classes
  • Wintering site tenacity
  • Survivorship of the wild birds observed


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