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Sorry, all.   Whimsical computer and galloping senility.  Cheers, B-
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "betty gilbert" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Saturday, July 27, 2013 4:32 PM
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] banded Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Grand Isle


> Hi, Courtney,
>    Just in case your banders know Steve Russell and are in touch with 
> him...I know Steve Russell a little.  What is he doing now?
>    Cheers, Betty
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Courtney Appleyard" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, July 26, 2013 10:54 PM
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] banded Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Grand Isle
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>> Interesting - Bob Yunick and Ted Hicks were banding at my house in 
>> Manchester on 7/7.  They banded 24 birds, which I was a little 
>> disappointed by...    My population has been a little funky this year due 
>> to having to reconfigure my feeders early in the season because of a 
>> bear - and of course also (I assume) because of the crazy weather! 
>> Additionally, we had a torrential downpour in the middle of the session 
>> and had to take cover for about 30 minutes.   By the time they were able 
>> to resume, the prime morning feeding window was over.  I was thinking the 
>> number was going to be closer to 50.
>>
>> They are returning on Tuesday to band again - hopefully with much higher 
>> numbers - better weather, and many juveniles out of the nests.
>>
>> Maybe you had one of my birds!  I know they are also doing some sites in 
>> the Adirondacks as well.
>>
>> Courtney in Manchester
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