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Date published: December 18, 2020

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 the establishment of the Bird Banding Lab. This article focuses on a collaborative project to examine how nest boxes affect population dynamics of...

Date published: December 4, 2020

Notes From the Field: Coastal Raptors

"Notes from the Field” are contributed articles that highlight current banding projects and the continued importance of bird banding 100 years after the establishment of the Bird Banding Lab. This article focuses on a long-term raptor monitoring project in Washington state.

Date published: November 20, 2020

Notes From the Field: Panola Mountain Bird Banding Station

"Notes From the Field” are contributed articles that highlight current banding projects and the continued importance of bird banding 100 years after the establishment of the Bird Banding Lab. Our second article in this new series focuses on a long-term banding station near Atlanta, Georgia.

Date published: November 6, 2020

Notes From the Field: The Rough-legged Hawk Project

"Notes From the Field” are contributed articles that highlight current banding projects and the continued importance of bird banding 100 years after the establishment of the Bird Banding Lab. Our first article in this new series focuses on a remote-tracking study that examines the movement...

Date published: July 23, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Jennifer McKay Rejoins the Bird Banding Laboratory

Biologist with avian database skills returns to the lab.

Date published: July 7, 2020

USGS Celebrates 100 Years of Bird Banding Lab

Birds bring joy merely by their presence, from their bold colors and majestic songs to their grace as they glide through the sky. Birds contribute more than beauty to the environment and society. Many plants depend on hummingbirds and other species to pollinate them. Hawks and owls prey on rodents and other pests. Fruit- and grain-eating birds help spread plants’ seeds.

Date published: June 22, 2020

It’s Pollinator Week!

Pollinators in the form of bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles provide vital but often invisible services, from supporting terrestrial wildlife and plant communities, to supporting healthy watersheds.

Date published: May 20, 2020

Into Thin Air

Baltimore Magazine — By Lydia Woolever — May 20, 2020

Date published: April 24, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Kyra Harvey

An introduction to the Bird Banding Laboratory’s newest staff member.

Date published: April 22, 2020

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts on BBL operations

Learn how BBL operations are proceeding while maintaining social distance required by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Date published: April 10, 2020

Bird Banding Laboratory in the Media: The Wildlife Society

The Bird Banding Lab’s biologists and songbird banding station were featured in a multimedia online article by The Wildlife Society.

February 14, 2020

Science & News - Vol. 5 | Issue 1

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center produces a quarterly newsletter. Each newsletter includes center news, upcoming events, awards, key products and publications.