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Class – Nestling Songbird Identification and Reuniting
January 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pre-registration required for current volunteers.
Hosted by Veronica Bowers
Nestling identification ~ 50 minutes
This presentation provides basic tips and techniques to assist in the identification of hatchling and nestling passerines.
Renesting and Reuniting Passerines ~ 1 hour
Understanding species differences and nesting strategies is critical when attempting to reunite or and wild-foster birds as diverse as swallows and swifts, flycatchers and woodpeckers hummingbirds and doves. Topics covered will include the basics of collecting a detailed case history, case evaluation and physical exam, methods of reuniting, recommendations for or against wild-fostering, and the importance of follow-up monitoring to verify success.