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Hummer Banding Demonstration

HummerBird Celebration

Banding Demonstration Dates & Times:

Friday, Sept. 17 and Saturday, Sept. 18 – 7:30-11am and 1:30-4:30pm

Sunday, Sept. 19 – 8am -11am

Master Bander Sumita Prasad

(Open to the Public Banding Site)

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 20 years. Sumita focuses on banding wintering hummingbirds in the Houston area, but also bands other birds- including songbirds, raptors, pelicans, and more.


Travel Business 35 North to FM3036, left on FM3036, right on Spanish Wood Drive (sign at corner subdivision entrance). Turn right on 9th street, San Leanna, Banding at Vacant Lot next to 109 San Leanna. Park and quietly walk up to site.