Illinois Wildlife Quick Tip: Participating in Bird Banding
July 8, 2021
Randy Smith, Wetland Wildlife Program Manager, Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Kathy Andrews Wright
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Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Wetland Wildlife Program Manager Randy Smith describes the process for becoming a certified bird bander in this Quick Tip session with the Living with Wildlife Illinois team.
0:08 Getting involved in bird banding
0:23 Becoming a bird bander is a challenging process
1:25 Volunteer bird banding opportunities with the Illinois Natural History Survey and Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife Resources
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Kathy Andrews Wright is retired from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources where she was editor of Outdoor Illinois magazine. She is currently the editor of Outdoor Illinois Wildlife Journal and Illinois Audubon magazine.