100-Years of Bird Banding
“Bird banding goes back to 1902. Since 1960, over 70-million birds have been banded. This paper summarizes what has been learned from this effort.
NOTE: the article posted below originally published in Scientific American’s March 2021 edition. It was written by Kate Wong (text), Jan Willem Tulp (graphics) and Liz Wahid (bird illustrations)
A rich archive of data illuminates the secret lives of birds