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Amateur and Professional Bird Watchers Collaborate for 80th Annual Winter Bird Survey at Patuxent Research Refuge

On December 31, 2021, staff from U.S. Geological Survey’s Eastern Ecological Science Center and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will join forces with...

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BBL’s Fall Migration Station Wrap-up for the 2021 Season

Highlight of birds banded and recaptured at the BBL during Fall 2021 Migration. 

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Banders Without Borders Continues To Make Connections

The United States Bird Banding Lab’s (BBL) Banders Without Borders Initiative is pushing forward towards its goal to improve communications between...

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Genomic Mixed Stock Analysis of American Shad and River Herring to Support Interstate Management

Scientists at the Eastern Ecological Science Center are working with partners across the Atlantic Coast to better understand the impacts of bycatch on...

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Current Science on Tick-Borne Diseases in Rhode Island

A new article led by the USGS summarizes what’s happening in Rhode Island, specifically what diseases transmitted by ticks are present, which tick...

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Employee Spotlight: Lauren E. Walker

Newest member of the Bird Banding Laboratory has a long history with birds.

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Chesapeake Bay Tern carrying new style of radio harness observed in Aruba

A Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) fitted with a new style of radio harness traveled over 1850 miles from its breeding grounds on Poplar Island, Maryland...

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New Insight on the Potential for Blue-Winged Teal to Transfer Avian Influenza to Domestic Poultry

A first-of-its-kind study by the USGS and partners provides an initial analysis of when commercial chicken and turkey facilities in the U.S. are at...

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Announcing the USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center

The U.S. Geological Survey recently announced completion of the merger between the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (PWRC) and Leetown Science Center...

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Highlights from 2020: Bird Bandings and Encounters

An overview of the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory’s successes in collection and curation of bird banding data in the last year, featuring some of the...

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Notes From the Field: Wood Duck Recruitment

"Notes From the Field” are contributed articles that highlight current banding projects and the continued importance of bird banding 100 years after...

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