[CT Birds] Banded Canada Goose question
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Mon Feb 8 14:11:44 EST 2010
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
From: Larson Eric <eric_r_larson at hotmail.com>
To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Sent: Mon, February 8, 2010 2:01:25 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Banded Canada Goose question
Mystic River, Groton Side, South of I95 bridge, 1:30PM.
I was driving north along the Mystic River along River Road and saw the usual hooded megansers (10-15 from the town to the I-95 overpass), scads of herring gulls, mallards and black ducks aplenty, a few greater black-backed gulls, two red-breasted mergansers (both male) and Bufflehead (3M, 2F).
But what caught my eye was amid a flock of ~100 Cananda Geese on the ice across from the Mystic Seaport - a single, neck-banded goose. The band was yellow, approx 4-5" wide with black lettering/numbering running along the length of the neck. The bird was tagged "E636". Any idea who did the tagging and who to whom to report the sighting?
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