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Date published: July 7, 2021

Partner Spotlight: The Canadian Bird Banding Office

Many North American migratory bird species travel from North America to Central and South America during their yearly migrations. Therefore, studying birds in a coordinated fashion across borders is critical, making the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory’s partnership with the Bird Banding Office in Canada vital in managing the North American Bird Banding Program.

Date published: February 24, 2021

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 remarkable bird bandings, recaptures, and encounters from 2020.

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: 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.

Date published: February 12, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Chief of the Bird Banding Laboratory Retires

Reflecting on Bruce G. Peterjohn’s almost three-decade long career with Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

Date published: November 18, 2019

First Painted Bunting Banded at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

First Painted Bunting banded at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center is a rare sight in Maryland.