Check out some pictures from this winter’s Snow Bunting Banding at our Harrow, Ontario Banding Station. It’s been a fantastic season so far. Click here to view the slideshow! (Tip – click on “Show info” to display more info about the pictures)
There were a few bonus birds banded as well so keep an eye out for those pictures in the slideshow!
This information has been gathered from the following experts and others mentioned in the text;
- Norman Smith started studying Snowy Owls more than 30 years ago.
- Tom McDonald from Rochester NY has been banding Snowy owls for 25 years.
- Denver Holt studies Snowy Owls on their breeding grounds in Barrows, Alaska.
Scott Weidensaul has been studying owls for many years and is one of the key researchers involved with Project Snowstorm http://www.projectsnowstorm.org/ . Visit this page to access some excellent information. Some text below is directly quoted from Scott.
HBMO’s certified hummingbird bander, Bob Hall-Brooks, has provided a summary of the banding results for the 2013 season.
The first Golden Eagle of the year was banded on November 7, 2013. To view more pictures of this gorgeous bird, be sure to visit our Facebook page.
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Holiday Beach Migration Observatory (HBMO) is a Registered Charitable volunteer organization dedicated to the study and monitoring of migratory birds. Activities focus on migration of raptors (diurnal birds of prey), passerines (songbirds) and other species passing through southwestern Ontario in the vicinity of Holiday Beach Conservation Area. Learn more!