Injured BNOW chick ID

05/19/11 Last night was able to read the band on the chick with the leg situation. You may recall they were all banded with the same size band so numbers were all the same except the last digit. Thanks to jmm digging thru past comments (and saving me from going thru notes) we can see that age estimates corresponded to band # in that youngest ended in 51 and oldest 55. The chick in question is 53, right in the middle. This is important to know and a reason we band. Good to know where it is in the age hierarchy and if and when this chick moves on or dies and is recaptured or found it might tell us a lot about what effect the injury had, if any. Pete

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