Eastern Bird Banding Association


EBBA membership is available to those who have a bona fide interest in banding birds for research and scientific purposes.

Whether you are a novice who has just begun to visit a banding station, a student pursuing a science degree, or a seasoned professional who has operated a banding station for several years, you are welcome to join us.

Our members are primarily in the Eastern US and Canada, although we do have members in other areas of the country, and outside of North America as well.


Education – Learn about the latest research and technology.

Subscription to North American Bird BanderA joint quarterly journal of the Eastern, Inland, and Western bird banding associations, this professional magazine is packed with information.  Back issues are available, contact Elaine Mease at measede@enter.net.

Publishing Your Research  – Joining EBBA provides a free outlet for publishing your papers and data. You can be one of the contributors to our  publication, the North American Bird Bander.

Skill DevelopmentLearn new ageing and sexing techniques, hear about the latest banding equipment, software updates to Bandit, and more!

NetworkingMeet and network with new colleagues, share information, best practices, and learn from others’ expertise.

Annual MeetingsHeld in different venues on the east coast, this annual event offers a day of research and presentations on the latest banding projects, along with bird trips, our famous bucket raffle and more.

GET THIS INFORMATION IN BROCHURE FORMclick here for a PDF you can dowload and share.


EBBA’s membership year runs from January 1 to December 31, and all memberships expire on 12/31.  If you are joining in October, November or December, your membership expiration date will be December 31 of the following year.


Active Member – $35 per year
A regular, dues paying member in good standing.

Household Membership – Add $5 to Active
A two-person membership (member plus one person – either a spouse, child or parent who shares the same residence).

Institutional Membership – $45 per year
A membership for an institution (universities, libraries, museums, educational banding stations, etc).

Life Membership – $500 one-time payment
A lifetime membership, which can be made in four successive payments of $125 each.

Student Membership – $20 per year
For students enrolled in full-time academic programs


If you reside in Canada – please add $10 to the above prices to cover additional postage costs

If you Reside in a Country other than the U.S. or Canada – please add $26.50 to the above prices to cover additional postage costs


Please scroll up for a list of membership types to choose the one that fits you best.

Click here for Online Membership Application (NEW MEMBERS ONLY)

Renew Membership

If you are already a member of EBBA and need to renew your membership, click below to choose your membership type and pay on-line by clicking HERE.


Please contact Elaine Mease (measede@enter.net.)