Visitors are welcomed at all of our bird banding research stations. Please contact the station operater/bander prior to your visit.
FAQ’sWhen do you band? Go to Calendar What time should we arrive? — Spring/Fall Migration: no sooner than 7:00 am — Saw-whet Owl: 1/2 hour after sunset. What should I wear? Wear long pants, boots that can get wet. Is it dangerous. No, unless you get poison ivy. How long can I stay? Until the posted end time. Can I help? Yes. However, you must first be trained by an HBRC bander. What should I bring? Bird book, binoculars, non-deet bug repellent. Can I hold a bird? No. Photo/Video policy Can I take photographs? Generally, the answer is no. Photo/Video policy Can I take video? Generally, the answer is no. See our Photo/Video policy page.