New York State
Ornithological Association

For the birders and birds of the Empire State

Marked/Banded Birds Posted 11/2/01

  Great Black-backed Gull

This is not a project of NYSOA. This information is provided for New York birders who may encounter marked birds.

Great Black-backed Gulls have been banded with coloured plastic leg-bands on Canadian and U.S. islands in eastern Lake Ontario. The bands also contain numbers and letters, e.g. A10. Please note the colour of the band and of the alpha-numeric codes, as well as date and location of sighting.

Please notify:

Dr. Chip Weseloh
Canadian Wildlife Service
4905 Dufferin St.
Downsview, Ontario M3H 5T4


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