[Tweeters] Edmonds banded pigeon 4-3-13
billandersonbic at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 4 08:58:43 PDT 2013
Wednesday (4/3) afternoon two of us observed a pigeon with a band on each leg at the end of the Pt. Edwards walkway. It appeared to feral pigeon (aka rock dove) although its eyes looked a little different from the pigeons I see locally. While it kept a respectful distance as it walked ahead of us, it did not seem particularly afraid of us.
One band was a light blue, and looked like a typical bird band with numbers on it. The other band was dark blue with no numbers. It looked more like a thick wire than a bird band. I took several photos which I cropped to show the band. If anyone knows of a bird band registry, I would be happy to e-mail them the photos. You can reply to me off list.
Bill Anderson; Edmonds, WA. USA
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