[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

NFC: Fwd: Bird banding....


-- BEGIN included message

According to the Knight-Ridder News Service, the inscription on the
 metal bands used by the U.S. Department of the Interior to tag migratory
 birds has been changed. The bands used to bear the address of the
 Washington Biological Survey, abbreviated:

 Wash.  Biol.  Surv.

 until the agency received the following letter from an Arkansas camper:

 "Dear Sirs:

 While camping last week I shot one of your birds. I think it was a crow.
 I followed the cooking instructions on the leg tag and I want to tell
 you it was horrible."

 The bands are now marked Fish and Wildlife Service.

-- END included message