Chick Banding Team off to Good Start

The 2015 chick banding team is off to a good start with the first morning of banding completed.  The team focused on chicks from monitored nests and banded parents.

Photo by Shailee Shah  Jul 13 2015

The Banding Team starts work for the 2015 chick banding week. Photo by Shailee Shah Jul 13, 2015

2015 Chick Banding Team

The team places a USGS metal band and a Field Readable 3 character band on each chick and obtains a small blood sample for DNA analysis.

Hopefully persons who observe a banded gull will report the sighting (Band Number, Date, Location, and Behavior) back to the program.

Posted by Bill Clark

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