Bird Identification AND Bird Monitoring and Banding Workshops!
- Hi Birders and Banders,
Although it doesn't look much like spring out there this morning it
is just around the corner (honestly!) and we have just posted dates for
Bird Monitoring and Banding and Bird Identification Workshops.
Bird Identification Workshop:
April 27 28
Bird Monitoring and Banding Workshop:
May 10 12
June 7 - 9
The Bird Identification Workshop is designed for beginner and
intermediate birders who may wish to participate in citizen science
projects such as the BC Breeding Bird Atlas or similar programs or who
just want to take their bird knowledge and identification skills to the
This course covers groups, topography, field marks, song, habitat, molt,
ageing and more and includes a guided field session to the Colony Farm
banding station. Although developed for beginner and intermediate
birders the ornithological aspects of the course benefit even the most
experienced birders and the workshop is invaluable for birders traveling
The Bird Monitoring and Banding Workshop is designed for people with
little or no bird banding or bird in the hand experience and provides a
fantastic opportunity to see birds up close and personal, to learn about
their plumage, molt sequences and life habits.
Most of all, these workshops are designed to be a fun and interesting
experience and a way to take your interest in birds and the environment
to the next level. See what people who have attended the workshops have
to say and why the average rating from course participants is 9.5 out of
Dates and full details of course schedules and content can be found
Happy early spring birding and banding!
Vancouver Avian Research Centre
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