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North American Bird Bander

North American Bird Bander is the quarterly publication of the Western, Inland, and Eastern Bird Banding Associations and includes articles and information of interest to banders. The journal was begun by Eastern Bird Banding and Western Bird Banding Associations in 1976 while Inland Bird Banding joined in 1981. Topics include:

  • Basics of banding, netting and trapping.
  • "How to" articles on making and using banding equipment.
  • Selected sources and references on special techniques, i.e., aging and sexing of birds.
  • Reports from banding stations.
  • Reports on original research by banders.
  • Reviews of current books in the fields of bird ecology and behavior relevant to banding.
  • Accounts of the work of banders in the region.

Recent issues of the journal are available in print only. The content of NABB vols. 1 - 36 (1976-2011) is accessible through the Searchable Ornithological Research Archive (SORA). Abstracts of selected NABB papers may be found in Ornithological Worldwide Literature (OWL).

For more information about the North American Bird Bander, please visit the Western Bird Banding Association website.


North American Bird Bander

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