Bird banding started today! I extracted our very first red-winged blackbird, she didn’t have a lot of red on her.

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One last day in the lab before the year ends.

2 notes #house wren #troglodytes aedon #wren #dead bird

One of my absolute favorite things about rose-breasted grosbeaks is the pink on the underside of their wings.

11 notes #rose breasted grosbeak #pheucticus ludovicianus #grosbeak #birds #bird #plumage

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It looks like a Hermit Thrush to me, but it's sort of tough to tell.

Yep! You got it right!!

My father thinks my job is great up until I leave birds in his freezer. He does this every morning now and thinks is hysterical.

9 notes #dead bird #any guesses? its a very bad shot but i like to think its not too hard #bird #thrush #dad humor #what a butthead