Thursday, March 22, 2012

Bird Banding in Laramie

Alex Rose, LAS Secretary and ornithologist, has been banding House Finches and Mountain Chickadees around Laramie for a research project on migration patterns. Here are just a few photos of Alex in action in the backyard of LAS President, Tim Banks.

 Downy Woodpecker

 House Finch with unique color band combination

 Alex with a color-banded Mountain Chickadee

Alex with a Sharp-shinned Hawk