Story: Bird migration

Mistnet for banding birds (2nd of 3)

Mistnet for banding birds

Ornithologists are preparing a mistnet to catch migratory shorebirds in order to band them. The three on the left, David Melville, Keith Woodley and Rob Schuckard, are involved in research and conservation of migratory waders in New Zealand and at other sites along the flyways.

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Photograph by Phil Battley

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Christina Troup, 'Bird migration - The phenomenon of migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7210/mistnet-for-banding-birds (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Christina Troup, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015