Northern Saw-whet Owl Banding (Ulster County) - November 5, 2016
Sponsored by Sullivan County Audubon Society
Banders: Valerie Freer, Lance Verderame. Other hosts: Mary Collier, Rick Bunting.

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Lance blows some feathers aside so he can see the skin and check on the amount of fat on the bird. More fat is better for the long journey south. Photo by Rebecca Loomis.
Lance blows some feathers aside so he can see the skin and check on the amount of fat on the bird. More fat is better for the long journey south.  Photo by Rebecca Loomis.