Banding Birds

On Saturday, Marcy 29, Allen Chartier was back at Dahlem doing another bird banding program, this time for the public.  Nearly 40 visitors came to watch and help release birds.  Here are some of the highlights.

DSC_0583Watching to see what’s caught in the nets.

DSC_0589Looking at the leg bands.

DSC_0622 DSC_0635 DSC_0636 DSC_0662 DSC_0692 DSC_0735  DSC_0791 DSC_0814 DSC_0839 DSC_0867 DSC_0904 DSC_0925 DSC_0938 DSC_0984 DSC_1002 DSC_1005 DSC_1014 DSC_1024 DSC_1041 DSC_1054 DSC_1055 DSC_1060 DSC_1082 DSC_1090 DSC_1094 DSC_1098Everyone had a great time, and everyone who wanted to release a bird had the chance to do so.

If you’d like to see more of this kind of program, let us know!  It’s a great way to introduce people of all ages to birds (up close) and nature (in general).


About Dahlem Center

The Dahlem Center is a non-profit nature center/environmental education center located on almost 300 acres just south of the city of Jackson, Michigan. The Center is one arm of the Dahlem Conservancy, which includes land conservancy and stewardship in its mission.
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