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Saw-whet owl banding at Chapman State Park

   June 19, 2014 11:55 am    0

 

The Northern saw-whet owl is a common owl that is hard to spot in the wild. Saw-whets are one of the smallest owls in North America.It is comparable in size to an American robin.

On Saturday, June 21st from 8:30pm to 9:30pm at Chapman State Park, John Fedak will lead an interpretive wildlife monitoring program on Saw-whet owl banding. Bird banding is important to conservation efforts. Banding allows researchers to study a bird’s habits and identify them from long distances. Bands can be made of plastic or metal.

Participants will meet at the park amphitheater at 8:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.For more information please call the Chapman State Park office (814)-723-0250

 

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