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Bird Banding Event

Why are birds banded?

Saturday, October 17th

9:30 am to 12:30 pm


Spend the morning with Nolan Schillerstrom, Audubon South Carolina’s Shorebird Warden &

Master Bander Jen McCarthey Tyrrell  with the Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw, SC.

Jen & Nolan will share with you how & why birds are outfitted with leg bands and what to do if you see a bird with a band.



9:30 AM Bird Banding Demo w/ Jen -Group 1 *RSVP ONLY

10:00 AM Bird Banding Demo w/ Jen -Group 2 *RSVP ONLY

10:45 AM Bird Band Recovery Program w/ Nolan — All welcome—Meet @ Huyler House.


RSVP by October 10th to Lori @ 843-568-3994

*Bird Banding Demos limited to the first 20 who RSVP*


Please dress for spending time in the woods and on the beach

Hosted by the Environmental Program and Dewees Island Conservancy