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Old May 27th, 2011, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by dogcatharmony View Post
Amazing pics and wow....never seen that done before. You have many beautiful birdies around your place. Thanks for sharing.
It was quite the experience! And although I knew we had a lot of grosbeaks, I'm a little surprised at the number banded! And in all those captures, not one was a recapture of a grosbeak! All the grosbeaks in the nets were 'new'.

We banded one oriole that immediately went back into the net and was re-released, and caught one chickadee that had been banded in March here, but everything else was a newbie.
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