Bird Banding Laboratory, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resource Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior

Data Center Description
Bird banding is a universal and indispensable technique for studying the
movement, survival and behavior of birds. The North American Bird Banding
Program is jointly administered by the United States Department of the Interior
and the Canadian Wildlife Service. The joining of these organizations date
back to 1923.

Banding Laboratory provides data on the distribution and movements of species,
their relative numbers, annual production, life span and causes of death. The
Bird Banding Program supports the work of federal and state conservation
agencies, the academic community, professional and amateur ornithologists,
nongovernmental organizations, and businesses.


[Summary provided by the USGS.]

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