Researchers netting birds in the Oxbow Preserve

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Researchers netting birds in the Oxbow Preserve

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Researchers netting birds in the Oxbow Preserve

Becky Gillette holds a bird moments after it was netted within Oxbow Preserve as Eilene Lyon frees another from a finely threaded net during a bird-banding project. These volunteers are helping with a study, now in its third year, that is tracking bird populations in the preserve, located near Animas View Drive.
An American goldfinch is examined by Cristin Salaz after being netted within Oxbow Preserve during a bird-branding project. Researchers and volunteers look for feathers and other markers to determine gender and age.
Susan Allerton gently carries a cloth sack containing a bird netted moments earlier during a bird-banding project within the Oxbow Preserve. After birds are captured, they are examined and banded and eventually released.
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