Bird Banding Opportunities

The following WBBA members have offered to make their banding operations accessible to visitors, apprentices, volunteers, guest banders, and/or the media. Contact them directly for further information and to make arrangements. In order to protect the email addresses on this page, we have made them "un-clickable." Please copy-and-paste into your browser/e-mail client.

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CANADA

 

ALBERTA

>> The Institute for Bird Populations - dkaschube@birdpop.org - 609-892-0445 - www.birdpop.org

Don Stiles - stilesdj@shaw.ca (Calgary Area)


>> Beaverhill Bird Observatory - http://beaverhillbirds.com

Head Biologist - biologist@beaverhillbirds.com - 780-915-1301

BRITISH COLUMBIA

>> Rocky Point Bird Observatory - Ann Nightingale - rpbo@rpbo.org - 250-514-6450 - Rocky Point Bird Observatory (Capital Regional District)

>> Andrew C. Stewart - andy.stewart@shaw.ca - 250-477-1328

MEXICO

 

OAXACA & VERACRUZ

 

>> Tierra de Aves - www.tierradeaves.com/

Manuel Grosselet - birdinnet@yahoo.com.mx - 55 10 69 83 39 - (Minatitlan) - Veracruz information sheet

 

COSTA RICA

 

>> Costa Rica Bird Observatories - www.CostaRicaBird.org

Pablo Elizondo - jpelizondoatpifcostarica.org - +001-506-8834-4858

UNITED STATES


ALASKA

>> Alaska Songbird Institute - https://aksongbird.org/education/volunteers/

 

ARIZONA

​Maricopa & Mohave Counties

>> Chrissy Kondrat - azdesertbird@gmail.com

Cochise & Pima Counties

>> George C. West - kbaybird@aol.com - 520-648-3743 - www.birchsidestudios.com

Coconino, Pima, & Yuma Counties

>> Charles van Riper III - charles_van_riper@usgs.gov - 520-626-7027 - Charles van Riper, Ornithologist, Research Scientist

Pima County

>> Clait E. Braun - sg-wtp@juno.com - doves only

 

CALIFORNIA

Humboldt County

>> Klamath Bird Monitoring Network - www.klamathbird.org
C. J. Ralph - cjralph@humboldt1.com
Office: 707-825-2992, Cell: 707-499-9707
John D. Alexander -  jda@klamathbird.org
Office: 541-201-0866, Cell: 541-890-7067

www.fs.fed.us/psw/locations/arcata/

Los Angeles & Kern Counties

>> Walter H. Sakai - sakai_walter@smc.edu / danausakai@aol.com
310-434-4702 http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/

 

>> San Fernando Valley Bird Observatory - Mark Osokow, mark.osokow@sfvaudubon.org

Marin County

>> Point Blue Conservation Science - http://www.pointblue.org

Palomarin Field Station - Diana Humple - dhumple@pointblue.org

https://www.pointblue.org/internships/conservation-science-internships-at-the-palomarin-field-station/

Southeast Farallon Island:

Summer seabird research - https://www.pointblue.org/internships/volunteer-research-assistant-southeast-farallon-island/

Fall songbird research - Jim Tietz - jtietz@pointblue.org
 

Mariposa County

>> Barbara Robinson - indianpeakranch@sti.net - 209-966-5259 - hummingbirds only

Merced County

>> Steve Simmons - simwoodduk@aol.com - 209-722-3540

Nevada County

>> Gold Country Avian Studies - https://goldcountryavianstudies.org/

Allison Nelson - nelson.allison@gmail.com

Orange County

>> Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary - www.starr-ranch.org/

Sandy DeSimone - sdesimone@audubon.org - 949-858-0309
 

Plumas County

>> Brent Campos - bcampos@pointblue.org - 707-781-2555 ext.331

Riverside County

>> Stephen J. Myers - stephenmyers@earthlink.net - 951-616-7578

>> Walter H. Sakai - sakai_walter@smc.edu / danausakai@aol.com - 310-434-4702 - http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/

San Bernardino County

>> Walter H. Sakai, sakai_walter@smc.edu / danausakai@aol.com - 310-434-4702 - http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/

San Luis Obispo County

>> Jodi L. Isaacs - jodiisaacs@parks.ca.gov - or jodiisaacs@sbcglobal.net - 805-458-3974

San Mateo County

>> Mel Preston - mpreston@pointblue.org

Santa Clara County

>> San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory - http://sfbbo.org/

Josh Scullen - jscullen@sfbbo.org

Tehama County

>> Brent Campos - bcampos@pointblue.org - 707-781-2555 ext.331

Ventura County

>> Simi Hills Wildlife Observatory - Mark Osokow - hopebird@lafn.org
>> Walter H. Sakai - sakai_walter@smc.edu / danausakai@aol.com - 310-434-4702 - http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/

 

COLORADO

El Paso County

>> Fred Engelman - fcengelman@earthlink.net - 719.339.9691

El Paso and Teller Counties

>> Dave Elwonger - davidelwonger@msn.com

>> Dr. Oakleigh Thorne, II - oak@thorne-eco.org - 303-499-3647 (w) or 303-447-1769 (h) - www.thorne-eco.org

Clear Creek, Park, Summit, Larimer, & Grand Counties

>> Clait E. Braun - sg-wtp@juno.com - ptarmigan only

 

IDAHO

>> The Institute for Bird Populations - dkaschube@birdpop.org - 609-892-0445 - www.birdpop.org

 

MONTANA

>> The Institute for Bird Populations - dkaschube@birdpop.org - 609-892-0445 - www.birdpop.org

 

NEVADA

>> The Institute for Bird Populations - dkaschube@birdpop.org - 609-892-0445 - www.birdpop.org

NEW MEXICO

>> Borderlands Environmental Education and Research - Carlsbad, NM - Steve West- wthrswift@gmail.com, 575-302-6187

 

OREGON


>> Klamath Bird Monitoring Network - www.klamathbird.org

John D. Alexander - jda@klamathbird.org - Office: 541-201-0866, Cell: 541-890-7067
C. J. Ralph - cjralph@humboldt1.com - Office: 707-825-2992, Cell: 707-499-9707
www.fs.fed.us/psw/locations/arcata/

WASHINGTON

>> The Institute for Bird Populations - dkaschube@birdpop.org - 609-892-0445 - www.birdpop.org

King County

>> Daniel R Froehlich - dfroehli@u.washington.edu - 206-685-9866

Pierce County

>> Michelle Blanchard - 21meadowlarks@gmail.com

>> Daniel R Froehlich - dfroehli@u.washington.edu - 206-685-9866

Skamania County

>> Catherine J. Flick - stewart@gorge.net / flick@gorge.net - 509-493-1195

Snohomish County

>> Daniel R Froehlich - dfroehli@u.washington.edu - 206-685-9866

Thurston County

>> Michelle Blanchard - 21meadowlarks@gmail.com

 

WYOMING

>> The Institute for Bird Populations - dkaschube@birdpop.org - 609-892-0445 - www.birdpop.org

Please let us know if you would like your banding operation/program to be added to this list.

Email WBBA Secretary Eva at evadgruber@gmail.com OR Membership Coordinator Dani atdkaschube@birdpop.org

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