Rocky Mountain Bird
Observatory and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have
teamed up for a two-part experience designed to delight you and
enhance your birding skills.
Space is limited - to register contact Andrew Doll, DMNS
Ornithology Fellow, 303-370-8387 or Andrew.Doll@dmns.org or RMBO
Bird Bander Meredith McBurney, 303-349-0245 or Meredith.email@example.com
$40 RMBO or DMNS members
First, an evening in the Museum's ornithology
Thursday, May 12, 2011, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Observe the often subtle differences among many of the birds that
migrate through Colorado in the spring. The DMNS ornithology
collection houses 52,000 specimens from 1870 to the present, with a
focus on the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions.
Then, a morning in the field with RMBO bird
Saturday, May 14*, 2011, 7:30-9:30 a.m. (*Rain date, Sunday, May
Build off your experience at DMNS and take your bird knowledge
into the field at the Rocky Mountain Bird Ob- servatory's Chatfield
Banding Station to see birds, live and up close, as our
ornithologists catch them in mist nets, obtain useful biological
information, and then release them back into the wild. More than 80
species of birds have been harmlessly captured at the banding
station. Note: Banding will continue until approximately noon,
weather permitting; you are welcome to stay as long as you