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2021 Annual Meeting - Virtual

Updated: May 15, 2022


REUNIÓN ANUAL DE LA WESTERN BIRD BANDING ASSOCIATION - Virtual Del 10 al 11 de Septiembre de 2021

Although in person meetings are our preference, we need to hold this year's meeting virtually. This meeting gives us a unique opportunity to invite banders from all over the Americas and learn about banding from individuals that often can't travel to our in person meeting. So, please invite all your banding colleagues to register and join us for this meeting.

Aunque las reuniones en persona son nuestra preferencia, debemos realizar la reunión de este año de manera virtual. Esta reunión nos brinda una oportunidad única para invitar a anilladores de toda América y aprender sobre el anillamiento de personas que a menudo no pueden viajar a nuestra reunión en persona. Por lo tanto, invite a todos sus colegas de anillamiento a registrarse y unirse a nosotros para esta reunión.

Tentative schedule (all times are Pacific): Friday, September 10th 4 - 5 pm Virtual happy hour. We welcome you to settle in and meet and visit with other banders in the breakout rooms 5 - 6:30 pm Keynote speaker: Jared Wolfe. Jared is a past president of WBBA, currently a professor Michigan Technological University and one of the creators of the Wolfe-Ryder-Pyle ageing system. Saturday, September 11th 7 - 9 am Banding demonstrations, Virtual visits to three banding stations, tentatively one in Northern California, one in the tropics, and one in the Eastern United States. 1 - 4 pm Scientific talks. Talks will be in 15-minute slots, 10-minute talks, plus 5 minutes for questions. See link below for submission of abstracts. 5 - 6:30 pm Keynote Speaker: Stuart Mackenzie, Director of Migration Ecology of Birds Canada. Stuart has been involved in many projects, including being Chair of the North American Banding Council and a key driver for the Motus Wildlife Tracking System.

Horario provisional (todos los horarios son Pacífico): Viernes 10 de Septiembre 4 - 5 pm Hora Feliz Virtual. Le damos la bienvenida para que se instale, conozca y visite a otros anilladores en las salas de reuniones. 5 - 6:30 pm Orador Principal: Jared Wolfe. Jared es expresidente de la WBBA, actualmente profesor de la Universidad Tecnológica de Michigan y uno de los creadores del sistema Wolfe-Ryder-Pyle para determinar la edad de las aves. Sábado 11 de Septiembre 7 - 9 am Demostraciones de anillamiento, visitas virtuales a tres estaciones de anillamiento. Tentativamente una en el norte de California, una en los trópicos y una en el este de los Estados Unidos. 1 - 4 pm Charlas Científicas. Las charlas serán en espacios de 15 minutos: una charla de 10 minutos más 5 minutos para preguntas. Consulte el enlace a continuación para la presentación de resúmenes. 5 - 6:30 pm Orador Principal: Stuart Mackenzie, Director de Ecología Migratoria de Aves de Canadá. Stuart ha estado involucrado en muchos proyectos, incluido fue presidente del Consejo Norteamericano de Anillamiento y un impulsor clave del sistema Motus para el seguimiento de vida silvestre. As always, we are planning several social opportunities, via Zoom, at which to network and enjoy the company of your fellow banders. / Como siempre, estamos planeando varias oportunidades sociales, aunque a través de Zoom, en las que establecer contactos y disfrutar de la compañía de sus compañeros anilladores.

The link for conference registation is here: / El enlace para la inscripción a la conferencia está aquí: Google Form.

The link for abstract submissions is here: / El enlace para enviar resúmenes está aquí: Google Form.

Save the dates and invite your fellow banders! / ¡Reserve las fechas e invite a sus compañeros anilladores!

We hope to see you there, The WBBA Board / Esperamos verles ahí, La Junta Directiva de la WBBA

Links for recordings of talks given at the 2021 meeting: 1) Friday night keynote address by Jared Wolfe of Michigan Technical University; Using bird banding and wildlife monitoring data to mechanistically understand how climate change diminishes biodiversity: 2) Saturday morning banding station visits: >> Rushton Farms in Pennsylvania hosted by Holly Garrod: >> Chico Basin Ranch in Colorado hosted by Nancy Ransom of Bird Conservancy of the Rockies: >> Mantiqueira Bird Observatory in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest by Pedro Martins and Luiza Figueira of the Mantiqueira Bird Observatory: 3) Saturday afternoon scientific talk sessions (talks listed in the description of each video on YouTube) >> Session 1: >> Session 2: 4) Saturday night keynote address by Stuart Mackenzie of Birds Canada; Wingtips at our fingertips: Understanding the complex lives of migratory animals:

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