There's also a link to the Bird Banding Lab in the resources section of
the VTBIRD web page (http://www.uvm.edu/~ebuford/vtbird.html).
MARIE/KEVIN HEMEON wrote:
> I save this email as some one asks every year. Hope it helps.
> Hi All,
> I lurk on the VTBirds list to "harvest" sightings for the North American
> Birds autumn season report for New England (I am the co-editor for that
> season). Without the Records of Vermont Birds reporting network this is just
> about the only way I can see (admittedly raw) sighting info for Vermont
> these days.
> I thought the copied message below from the MDOsprey birding listerv from
> Kathy Klimkiewicz of the U.S. Bird Banding Lab might prove helpful to folks
> wanting to find out about color-marked birds from the Lab.
> Copied message follows:
> Just a reminder that bands and color markers should be reported to the Bird
> Banding Laboratory either via the 1-800-323-BAND or our web reporting form
> at www.pwrc.usgs.gov<http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/> (choose monitoring and then Bird Banding Laboratory
> and how to report a band). If you are reporting a color marker such as
> goose collars, give the collar and code colors and the codes plus species,
> location, date, and your name and address for the Certificate of
> Appreciation. Be patient with color marker sightings as these can take
> quite a while to process especially if we have to contact the bander for a
> band number.
> Good birding!
> Kathy Klimkiewicz, Biologist
> USGS Patuxent WRC BBL
> 12100 Beech Forest RD STE 4037
> Laurel MD 20708-4037
> 301-497-5795 work
> Fax 301-497-5717
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> end message.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Peter Manship<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2008 7:25 AM
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Neck Banded Snow Goose
> Yes Last night while looking at the photos I took on 10-20-08 of the Snow
> Geese I found one with a yellow neck band that reads " H94 " I was going to
> ask the same question today. If anyone know how to find out about this neck
> band number please email me or post how to. I can email the image to anyone
> Thanks for any help and Good birding
> Peter Manship
> Lake Pauline
> Ludlow Vt