Bird Banding Demonstrations

white-throated sparrow

Bird-lovers are invited to join the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Otter Creek Audubon at the Dead Creek Visitor Center in Addison to learn more about bird banding and conservation with hands-on bird banding demonstrations.

Songbird Banding

October 26, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Dead Creek WMA HQ (see map)

Participants will have a chance to observe and learn why we band birds while also learning about ID techniques both up close and afar. There will be several other educational stations to explore including Bird ID With Binoculars and Bird ID using study skins.

Owl Banding

October 11 & October 18, 2019
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: Near Snake Mountain. Approximately 1.5 miles east on route 17 from the intersection of Route 17 and 22A in Addison (see map). There will be signage as you near the location.

Learn why we band owls and some of the techniques that are used. This is a popular evening and participants are asked to attend only one of the two dates. Come for the evening or just half an hour. 

Interested school groups are asked to contact Corey Hart at

Contact Us

Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
Fish & Wildlife LogoDavis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3702

Staff Directory

Connect with Us

Twitter icon
Facebook icon
YouTube icon
RSS icon