Tag Archive: bird banding

Bird Banding in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada

Noise. Alarm. Snooze. Again. Clock 6:08 a.m. Light on. Up. Bathroom. Face cream, toothbrush, toothpaste, pee. Wash hands, spit, rinse, washcloth on face. Dry. Clothes off shelf: sports bra, socks, t-shirt, cargo pants,… Continue reading

Bird Banding Selfies

Bird Banders in the News Again! Last week we had a group from the Martin Meylin Middle School (which is located somewhere in Pennsylvania) visit the banding station. They were such a great… Continue reading

TSS on Wyoming Public Radio

A few weeks ago we had a reporter and photographer from Wyoming Public Radio come out to visit our banding station. They were gathering material for a few different pieces, both about bird… Continue reading

Ohio Wesleyan University Reunion Note

In May of 2014 it will have been five years since I graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University. Five. That’s a long time, and yet not. I feel like I haven’t done that much. Which… Continue reading

Kids (and Grownups) Say the Darndest Things

I spent last summer in Wyoming, where I was working with the Teton Science Schools to band birds. I won’t go into too much about what that entailed, but see Bird Banding With the… Continue reading

Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”: the Owl Version

You may have heard the Daft Punk song “Get Lucky.” If not, here’s a Youtube video: I enjoy this song, and find it very catchy. I also enjoy those snazzy sequin suit jackets… Continue reading

How To Catch A Bird in A Mist Net

Or, How to Catch a Bird in 6 Steps   ***For those who don’t know what a mist net is, check out this informative, well-written, entertaining, engaging blog post: What Is A Mist Net?***… Continue reading

Oh Canada.

Oh hey everyone, I’m in Canada right now. Might have forgotten to mention that… whoops. Anyway, here I am! I’m working as a bird bander for the Huntsman Marine Science Centre, which is… Continue reading

The Cuteness Scale: A Poll

The Cuteness Scale: Bird Edition Mostly just for fun, and because I wanted an excuse to go through all my cool bird pictures, I made this poll. Please take it, and rank the… Continue reading

Nest Searching: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Nest Searching When we’re not banding birds, we’re searching out bird nests and monitoring them. This means that, at three of our banding sites, we also look for nests. We’re targeting four species… Continue reading