Finding a Band

If you find a dead bird with a metal band, colored bands, or both, please report your finding to the Bird Banding Lab of North America.

You will be asked to report the band number and where and when you found the bird. You can report bird bands one of two ways:

1. CLICK HERE to report a band online.

2. Call 1-800-327-BAND (2263).

CLICK HERE to learn about KBO’s bird banding program. This program provide valuable information about bird population demographics and migration in the Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion. Several other federal agencies and science-based organizations also band birds to help answer questions about species longevity, migration, and population status. Thank you for your contribution to avian science!

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