100-Years of Bird Banding

History 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

 

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