The primary goals of the Wing Island Banding Station are research and promoting public awareness of our natural world. Numerous banding demonstrations are given to the public from May through October. You can follow the banding activity here:
Sue Finnegan has been banding birds since 1994 and received her Master Permit in 2000. She passed her bander level certification with the North American Banding Council in 2001 and received trainer level certification in 2005. That same year she also received a permit to band hummingbirds after training with the Sargents in West Virginia.