Hummingbird Banding

5/4/2019 | Onondaga Cave State Park | Leasburg, MO

Join researcher Lanny Chambers as he captures, bands and studies Missouri’s smallest flying machine -  the ruby-throated hummingbird. Visitors will get a close-up look at this tiny bird, and will learn about its life history.  Reservations are not required. Visitors are welcome to bring cameras, but will be instructed to keep an adequate distance from the birds and researchers in order to ensure the safety of the birds.  Lucky visitors may get to release a hummingbird.  These events will take place at the park’s visitor center. Click here to read the news release. 

Event times: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

This event is one of many events Missouri State Parks is hosting in celebration of the National Park Trust's Kids to Parks Day! Click here for a complete list of events in Missouri state parks and historic sites throughout the state.

7556 Hwy. H, Leasburg, MO | (573) 245-6576

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs