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Hummer Banding Demo

 

Master Bander Sumita Prasad

Sumita Prasad is an avid birder, naturalist, world traveler, and a native Texan of Indian descent. She holds a Master Permit from the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory and has been banding for over 17 years. Sumita focuses on banding wintering hummingbirds in the Houston area, but also bands other birds- including songbirds, raptors, pelicans, and more.

 


  

 

Master Bander Susan Heath

 Susan is the Director of Conservation Research at the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory in Lake Jackson, Texas. She holds a Master Permit from the USGS Bird Banding laboratory and has been involved with various banding projects for 16 years. She bands wintering hummingbirds in the Houston and Brazosport areas in addition to her research projects on American Oystercatchers, Wilson’s and Snowy Plovers, Willets and Loggerhead Shrikes.

 
   

Banding Demonstration Dates & Times:

Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16 – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 17 – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Address: Selected Hummer Home TBD