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Fitting a Bird with a Tiny Radio Transmitter
Fitting a Bird with a Tiny Radio Transmitter
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Title: Fitting a Bird with a Tiny Radio Transmitter


A captured bird is fitted with a tiny radio transmitter (designed to fall off after a few weeks) that allows it to be tracked, as well as gather data on the bird’s age, weight, fat load, wing size and shape, and general condition. 

Location: Laurel, MD, USA

Date Taken: 9/23/2008

Photographer: J. Smolinsky
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Photographer Organization: USGS

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Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

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Dimensions: 1552 x 1164

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Tags: Banding Birds Migratory Monitoring Radio RadioTransmitter Telemetry Transmitter



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