Bird Brained


Grades 4- 8


Friday, October 9, 2015 
Mountain Time

  • 8 a.m. 
  • 9 a.m. 
  • 10 a.m.
  • 11 a.m. 

45 minutes


Participating in this electronic field trip is FREE at this time.


Equipment requirements; 

  • Desktop Software - computer connected to the internet with a webcam, external microphone, and external speakers. Museum will provide software application.
  • Please plan to test two weeks in advance of your scheduled program.

Ever wonder about the birds that migrate through Colorado in the spring?  Or how that pretty warbler differs from other species of songbirds?  Watch as ornithologists Meredith McBurney of the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and Andrew Doll of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science catch a variety of birds in mist nets, obtain useful biological information, and release them back into the wild. More than 100 species of birds have been safely captured and released at this banding station; now you can see first-hand the techniques scientists use to study these amazing creatures. Broadcasting live from the field if weather permits.


FILL OUT THE DISTANCE LEARNING REQUEST FORM ONLINE TODAY or call 303.370.6000, daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Reservations are required at least 14 days in advance.

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