Eastern Bird Banding Association

Friday – March 27 , 2015

11:00 ~ 18:00 – Registration – Lobby of the Administration Building

12:00 ~ 17:00- EBBA Board/Council Meeting (invitation only)

18:30 ~ Dinner and Speaker:
Discovering Unknown Migrations: The Atlas of Migratory Connectivity for the Birds of North America, presented by Dr. Peter Marra of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.

Saturday – March 28, 2015

08:00 ~ 11:00 -Registration – Lobby of the Administration Building

08:45 ~ 09:00 Welcome, Introductions, Announcements

09:00 ~ 12:45 Presenters (see partial list below)

12:45 – 14:15 – Lunch

14:45 – 15:30 – EBBA Annual Membership Meeting

15:30 – 16:15 – Bird Banding Lab updates

16:15 – 16:45 – Presenters (see partial list below)

17:00 ~ 18:30 -Happy Hour, and socializing

18:30 – Dinner and keynote speaker:
Restoring Peregrine Falcons to Pennsylvania, presented by Dr. Arthur McMorris, Coordinator, PA Game Commission Peregrine Falcon Program  

Conclusion:
David Hauber: Close of the Bucket Raffle and Silent Auction

Sunday – March 29, 2015

 

Partial list of presentations:

Anti-predator Behavior in Banded, Color-Marked Ruby Throated Hummingbirds, presented by Amanda Peters

Operation Lights Out:  An Evaluation of Species Diversity and Age Structure During Fall Migration Mortality from Urban Structures in Baltimore and the District of Columbia, presented by Mark Johnson

Parental Behavior and Offspring Provisioning in Color-Banded Field Sparrows, presented by Cait Kerr

Population Genetics and Behavioral Studies Revealing the Complex Social Life of the Veery, A Secretive Migratory Songbird, presented by Matt Halley

A Bird’s Eye View:  A Look at How Elementary Students Analyze Bird Banding Data, presented by Amanda Koss