JOIN IN ON A BAND­ING DEMO

Watch and help the pros band hum­ming­birds.

Birds & Blooms - - Bird Tales -

Hum­ming­bird Mon­i­tor­ing Net­work, Patag­o­nia, Ari­zona A non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion whose mis­sion is to con­serve hum­ming­bird di­ver­sity of­fers a ban­ders’ train­ing work­shop. This year’s is Sept. 1-9. hum­mon­net.org

South­east­ern Ari­zona Bird Ob­ser­va­tory, Bis­bee, Ari­zona Lo­cated on a ma­jor mi­gra­tory route, the ob­ser­va­tory in­vites the public to watch as they cap­ture, weigh, mea­sure and re­lease hum­ming­birds. sabo.org

Davis Moun­tains Pre­serve, Fort Davis, Texas One of sev­eral West Texas Avian Re­search band­ing sites, bi­ol­o­gists here have banded 19,000 hum­ming­birds to track mi­gra­tory pat­terns and hum­ming­bird di­ver­sity. See how they do it dur­ing the Hum­ming­bird Cel­e­bra­tion Aug. 23-26. na­ture.org

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