Hummingbirds: Field Research West of the Divide
Name: Hummingbirds: Field Research West of the Divide
Date: July 20, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
Marking individual hummingbirds remains essential to assess population size, migration corridors and survival. Genetic and statistical analyses are complementing and expanding understanding of these important migratory pollinators. Learn about Rocky’s hummingbird populations and their habitats while observing ornithologists in the field as they safely capture and band these remarkable birds. Visit typical habitat, observe and identify types of food sources, and learn about factors influencing hummingbird survival, the geographical distribution of species and results of analysis techniques.