We hosted a beginner bird banding class last week, limited to 8 people, and sold out early. These folks spent an intensive week learning how to net, identify, band and release birds safely. Some birds are well-named. This is one. Many have names that have nothing to do with the bird, but that is its own rant […]
Learn Beginner Bird Banding in the Gorge!
Birds and Opossum Creek Retreat have a long history. For twelve years now, Opossum Creek has hosted the New River Birding and Nature Festival,which has evolved into an event that has a wonderful “back porch” kind of feel— like a family reunion with a family you would hand pick for yourself. From the very beginning, bird banding has […]