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Random thoughts on banding and attaching devices to animals, and a proposal

I have been thinking about banding and attaching devices (such as radio transmitters) to animals for some time. On one hand, I totally understand the reasoning behind these practices: individual animals are difficult to distinguish, banding allows scientists to tell … Continue reading

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A 2-bird day

I am a little late kicking off the New Year this year — unlike last year, when I got a new bird (a Cape May Warbler) on New Year’s Day, this year I did not go “serious” birding until today, … Continue reading

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Merlin

I knew it, I knew it, I knew it! I knew the Merlin would come. Well, actually I have to admit momentarily I had some doubts, but as the light faded and I already put my camera into my car, … Continue reading

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