Date: 2/13/20 3:28 pm From: Wendy Perrone <wendy...> Subject: Re: black vultures with red wing tags
Thank you Jim! Great information.
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On 2/13/2020 6:02 PM, James Phillips wrote:
> Here's what I have learned about the black vultures with red wing tags that
> we observed near Glen Lyn, VA on 12/27/2019.
> K62 was banded 9/17/2019 near Anstead, Fayette County, WV and had hatched
> in 2018.
> L21 was banded 10/24/2019 near Peterstown, Monroe County, WV and had
> hatched in 2019.
> K87 was banded 10/17/2019 near Peterstown, Monroe County, WV and had
> hatched in 2017 or earlier.
> All of these birds were banded by Chad Neil, Elkins, WV.
> What we recorded as L58 had not been used yet by the bander so we probably
> misread the number.
> A bander reported banding 44 black vultures in Monroe County, WV with
> numbers between L00-43 and suggested that we misread the numbers. So L02
> may have been one of those birds and L82 we must have misread.
> If you see black vultures with red wing tags see if you can get the numbers
> from the tags. With numbers report them to www.reportband.gov If you can't
> get the number from the tag you can report it to <vulture.tag...>
> Jim Phillips
> Summers County
> Pipestem, WV