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Happy Holidays from PBOT!

Hi PBOTs!  Dr. Jamie here, with some GREAT NEWS for our Florida Friends!  WE JUST ADDED THE COLOR BAND FOR FLORIDA!!  This is the White/black split band.  If you are making observations down in Florida and see one of these split bands, it is one of YOUR birds!!!  I’m so pleased that we were able to get this done.  We can thank Troy Thompson, our Webmaster for doing this for us.  Please send your Happy Wishes for Troy our way and we will pass them on to him. This color band is new, so it is not in the photo of bands in the FAQs. Read more »

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