Citizen Science

Help Unlock New Secrets – Become a Citizen Scientist

Help Unlock New Secrets – Become a Citizen Scientist

— Citizen science data helps unlock new secrets every day about the birds we love making conservation success stories possible.
How Banding Supports Bird Conservation Science

How Banding Supports Bird Conservation Science

— Bird banding is a valuable tool in the study and conservation of many bird species. Explore insights gleaned from the observation of banded birds.
Quest for Banded Birds: The 18-Year Journey of a Brown Pelican

Quest for Banded Birds: The 18-Year Journey of a Brown Pelican

— The oldest known Brown Pelican was 43. Bird banding research allows biologists to uncover data to help protect and conserve priority species throughout their life cycle.
Quest for Banded Birds: A Red Knot from Chile to the Carolinas

Quest for Banded Birds: A Red Knot from Chile to the Carolinas

— Learn about the data discovered by a Red Knot banded in Bahia Lomas, Chile.
Help Audubon Track Pink Banded Piping Plovers

Help Audubon Track Pink Banded Piping Plovers

— Wintering Plovers Recently Banded in Bahamas Making Their Way North
Quest for Banded Birds: The Next Generation of American Oystercatchers

Quest for Banded Birds: The Next Generation of American Oystercatchers

— Follow the life of an oystercatcher banded on Champagne Island in Cape May County, NJ in 2007 when it was just a chick.
Quest for Banded Birds: A Wintering Piping Plover

Quest for Banded Birds: A Wintering Piping Plover

— This banded Piping Plover is part of the endangered Great Lakes population, which consists of around 70 breeding pairs and their offspring. During 2014, it wintered at Rich Inlet.
Quest for Banded Birds: An Opportunistic Least Tern

Quest for Banded Birds: An Opportunistic Least Tern

— Meet a Least Tern banded as an adult on Cape Lookout National Seashore in the summer of 2010. It later reappeared on the south end of Wrightsville Beach.
Quest for Banded Birds: A Long Journey for a Tern and its Fledgling

Quest for Banded Birds: A Long Journey for a Tern and its Fledgling

— A banded Sandwich Tern was spotted at the south end of Wrightsville Beach. Learn how banding birds like this supports bird conservation science .
Join the Search for Pink-Banded Piping Plovers

Join the Search for Pink-Banded Piping Plovers

— We’re asking you to help search for pink-flagged Piping Plovers.