May 05 2021


11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Live Bird Banding

Ever wonder how scientists study birds? Fly on over to a free backyard bird banding program with a Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center scientist! Learn about resident and migratory birds, how they are studied, and ways we can make habitats more bird friendly. Watch as a scientist demonstrates how to band a plush bird before showing the technique on a live bird and have your avian curiosities answered in real time.

Optimized for students Grades 3-8, but open to everyone. Real-time captioning provided.

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