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WBBA MEMBERS' BANDING LOCATIONS

The following WBBA members have offered to make their banding operations accessible to visitors, apprentices, volunteers, guest banders, and/or the media. Contact them directly for further information and to make arrangements.

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CANADA

ALBERTA
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
Don Stiles, stilesdj@shaw.ca (Calgary Area)
Beaverhill Bird Observatory, Amelie Roberto-Charron, amelie@beaverhillbirds.com, 780-915-1301, http://beaverhillbirds.com
BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
Rocky Point Bird Observatory, Ann Nightingale, rpbo@rpbo.org, 250-514-6450, Rocky Point Bird Observatory (Capital Regional District)
Andrew C. Stewart, andy.stewart@shaw.ca, 250-477-1328

MEXICO

OAXACA
Manuel Grosselet, birdinnet@yahoo.com.mx, mx, 55 10 69 83 39, (Oaxaca City) www.tierradeaves.com/
VERACRUZ
Manuel Grosselet, birdinnet@yahoo.com.mx, 55 10 69 83 39, (Minatitlan) www.tierradeaves.com/

COSTA RICA

Costa Rica Bird Observatories, Pablo Elizondo, jpelizondoatpifcostarica.org, +001-506-8834-4858 www.CostaRicaBird.org

UNITED STATES


ALASKA
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
 
ARIZONA
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
Clait E. Braun, sg-wtp@juno.com, (Doves only, Pima County)
Chrissy Kondrat-Smith, azdesertbird@gmail.com, (Maricopa and Mohave counties)
George C. West, kbaybird@aol.com, 520-648-3743, (Cochise and Pima Counties) www.birchsidestudios.com
Charles van Riper III, charles_van_riper@usgs.gov, 520-626-7027, Charles van Riper, Ornithologist, Research Scientist (Coconino, Pima and Yuma counties)
 
CALIFORNIA
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
Klamath Bird Monitoring Network, C. J. Ralph, cjralph@humboldt1.com,
Office: 707-825-2992, Cell: 707-499-9707, www.fs.fed.us/psw/locations/arcata/; or John D. Alexander, jda@klamathbird.org, Office: 541-201-0866, Cell: 541-890-7067, www.klamathbird.org
 
Humboldt County
Klamath Bird Monitoring Network
C. J. Ralph, cjralph@humboldt1.com, Office: 707-825-2992, Cell: 707-499-9707,   www.fs.fed.us/psw/locations/arcata/
John D. Alexander, jda@klamathbird.org, Office: 541-201-0866, Cell: 541-890-7067,   www.klamathbird.org
Kern County
Walter H. Sakai, sakai_walter@smc.edu or danausakai@aol.com,
310-434-4702, http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/
Los Angeles County
Walter H. Sakai, sakai_walter@smc.edu or danausakai@aol.com,
310-434-4702, http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/
San Fernando Valley Bird Observatory, Mark Osokow, mark.osokow@sfvaudubon.org
Marin County
Point Blue Conservation Science (Palomarin Field Station), Diana Humple,
dhumple@pointblue.org, http://www.pointblue.org
Mariposa County
Barbara Robinson, indianpeakranch@sti.net, 209-966-5259 (Hummingbirds only)
Merced County
Steve Simmons, simwoodduk@aol.com, 209-722-3540
Orange County
Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary, Sandy DeSimone, sdesimone@audubon.org. 949-858-0309
www.starr-ranch.org/
Plumas County
Brent Campos, bcampos@pointblue.org, 707-781-2555 ext.331
Riverside County
Stephen J. Myers, stephenmyers@earthlink.net, 951-616-7578
Walter H. Sakai, sakai_walter@smc.edu or danausakai@aol.com,
310-434-4702, http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/
San Bernardino County
Walter H. Sakai, sakai_walter@smc.edu or danausakai@aol.com,
310-434-4702, http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/
San Luis Obispo County
Jodi L. Isaacs, jodiisaacs@parks.ca.gov, or jodiisaacs@sbcglobal.net, 805-458-3974
San Mateo County
Mel Preston, mpreston@pointblue.org
Santa Clara County
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory, Milpitas, Josh Scullen, jscullen@sfbbo.org, http://sfbbo.org/
Tehama County
Brent Campos, bcampos@pointblue.org, 707-781-2555 ext.331
Ventura County
San Fernando Valley Bird Observatory, Mark Osokow, mark.osokow@sfvaudubon.org
Walter H. Sakai, sakai_walter@smc.edu or danausakai@aol.com, 310-434-4702, http://homepage.smc.edu/sakai_walter/
 
COLORADO
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
Fred Engelman, fcengelman@earthlink.net, 719.339.9691 (El Paso County)
Dave Elwonger, davidelwonger@msn.com (El Paso and Teller Counties)
Dr. Oakleigh Thorne, II, oak@thorne-eco.org, 303-499-3647 (w) or
303-447-1769 (h), www.thorne-eco.org
Clait E. Braun, sg-wtp@juno.com, (Ptarmigan only, Clear Creek, Park, Summit, Larimer, and Grand counties)
 
IDAHO
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
 
MONTANA
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
 
NEVADA
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
 
NEW MEXICO
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
Borderlands Environmental Education and Research, Carlsbad, NM, Steve West, wthrswift@gmail.com, 575-302-6187 (Statewide)
 
OREGON
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
Klamath Bird Monitoring Network, John D. Alexander, jda@klamathbird.org, Office: 541-201-0866, Cell: 541-890-7067, www.klamathbird.org; or
C. J. Ralph, cjralph@humboldt1.com, Office: 707-825-2992,
Cell: 707-499-9707, www.fs.fed.us/psw/locations/arcata/
 
Jackson County
Klamath Bird Monitoring Network, John D. Alexander, jda@klamathbird.org, Office: 541-201-0866, Cell: 541-890-7067, www.klamathbird.org; or
C. J. Ralph, cjralph@humboldt1.com, Office: 707-825-2992,
Cell: 707-499-9707, www.fs.fed.us/psw/locations/arcata/
 
WASHINGTON
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org
King County
Daniel R Froehlich, dfroehli@u.washington.edu, 206-685-9866
Pierce County
Michelle Blanchard, 21meadowlarks@gmail.com
Daniel R Froehlich, dfroehli@u.washington.edu, 206-685-9866
Skamania County
Catherine J. Flick, stewart@gorge.net, or flick@gorge.net, 509-493-1195
Snohomish County
Daniel R Froehlich, dfroehli@u.washington.edu, 206-685-9866
Thurston County
Michelle Blanchard, 21meadowlarks@gmail.com
 
WYOMING
The Institute for Bird Populations, dkaschube@birdpop.org, 609-892-0445, www.birdpop.org