Citizen Science: Bird Banding

Jun 9, 2014

Credit Powdermill Nature Reserve

How do scientists get the data they need to study birds? A lot of data is collected by volunteers, "citizen scientists," through bird surveys and bird banding.

Bird banding is a universal and indispensable technique for studying the movement, survival and behavior of birds.

This Playa Country episode is the first in a five-part series on Citizen Science and the role it plays in understand birds.