Subject: [Tweeters] Re: banding can help save habitat
Date: Jul 18 15:08:44 2017
From: clsouth at - clsouth at

typing is not my specialty.

website address is

Thank you Kirk,

Christine Southwick

On July 18, 2017 2:16:33 PM clsouth at wrote:

> Puget Sound Bird Observatory (PSBO), a local birding 501c3 non-profit,
> advocates for bird conservation, habitat preservation, and scientific studies
> that benefit birds in general and birds in the Pacific Northwest in
> particular.
> That being said, PSBO teaches a beginner's bander course each year in August.
> Banding is the safest way to monitor birds, and collect data about their
> health, migration, reproductive rates, and habitat usage.
> The class is five days, over the last two weekends in August so that people
> working only have to take one day off of work.
> Once you have held these bundles of feathered energy, you will never look at
> birds the same way again.
> They are awe inspiring, amazingly resilient entities with the will to fly
> great distances just to reach habitat that will support their reproduction
> and survival-ship.
> Banding can help supply much needed data to document and protect Important
> Bird Areas.
> There are still a few seats available for our August class. Please go to
> for class details and for registration.
> Regards,
> Christine Southwick
> Puget Sound Bird Observatory
> clsouthwick at
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