Thursday December 6, 2012

A Bird Banding Demonstration, sponsored by Berkshire Sanctuaries, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.

Workshop leaders will demonstrate the proper use of mist nets and band the birds that are captured. Participants will help gather data and release the birds unharmed.

The demonstration is free with regular sanctuary admission. Participants are free to come and go during the program.

The event is suitable for children ages 3 to 18 and is free for Mass Audubon members, $5 for adult non-members, $3 for children non-members.