I reported the sighting of the bird with the colored bands to the Bird Banding Lab and received the following report. It was banded on 05/15/2007 by Ashleigh Blackford, is a male and has aluminum band number 1891-84893. He was a helper until 2010 when he first became part of a breeding pair.
All nestlings and adults on Three Lakes, as well as Herky Huffman/Bull Creek, and Triple N Ranch are banded. Every bird banded on Three Lakes will have a blue band on top of one of the legs, Triple N and HHBC have a black band.
Band Number 1891-84893 Banded 05/15/2007
Species RED-COCKADED WOODPECKER Sex MALE
Age of Bird WAS TOO YOUNG TO FLY WHEN BANDED IN 2007
Location FLORIDA, USA
Bander MS JANELL BRUSH
STATE OF FLORIDA - NONGAME WILDLIFE RESEARCH LAB - FWRI
1105 SW WILLISTON ROAD GAINESVILLE FL 32601
Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Three Lakes WMA, Osceola County, Florida
February 21, 2013
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