Alfred Heim
Published On: Fri, Nov 14th, 2014

Rose Breasted Grosbeak Flies from the Pennsylvania to Cornwall Ontario NOV 14, 2014

cal hanson NOV 14 2014SSN – Calvin Hanson of Cornwall photographed this banded female Rose-breasted grosbeak which came to his feeder November 5th to 9th.

He identified all nine numbers on the band and reported them to the Bird Banding Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland and they confirmed the bird is in their database and they revealed she was hatched in 2012 and banded September 19, 2012 at a location three miles south of Rector, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA.

The Bird Banding Laboratory awarded Calvin a Certificate of Appreciation for a successful banded bird sighting.