Date: 12/2/18 10:07 am
From: <hilton...> <hilton...>
Subject: Hilton Pond 11/01/18 (Wayward Finches And A Pondbow Counterpoint)
I got word from the federal Bird Banding Lab that two of my banded finches from Hilton Pond Center had been encountered elsewhere this year--one very far from "home." These wayward birds are the topic for installment #680 of "This Week a Hilton Pond" for 1-7 Nov 2018.

The photo essay includes a counterpoint to our earlier explanation of a "Hilton Pondbow" that appeared here in October, as well as the usual lists of all birds banded or captured during the period. We also acknowledge recent contributions from the Center's generous supporters.

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