Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory Spring Banding Report

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A basic bander training session was held for the second consecutive year over two weekends and was attended by nine individuals from three states. Field training and seminars were given in net set-up, bird extraction, species identification, ageing and sexing, and banding protocol and practice. Senior, scouting and youth groups made scheduled and unscheduled visits to the station. An ornithology class from Virginia Commonwealth University for the third consecutive spring spent a productive…

Learn more about the Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory.
Check out the CVWO First Landing Blog including great photos of many of the birds banded.