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« on: 29-May-23, 02:05:04 PM »

Welcome to Banding Day 2023!
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« Reply #1 on: 30-May-23, 09:06:56 AM »

Thanks Shaky! And welcome to the Silver Anniversary edition of Banding Day 2023!

We expect banding to begin at approximately 10AM!
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« Reply #2 on: 30-May-23, 09:07:20 AM »

A reminder to anyone coming downtown to watch the banding: please do it safely from street level. For your own safety, please do not go up on rooftops.
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« Reply #3 on: 30-May-23, 09:07:48 AM »

Watch the live streaming video of the eyases being extracted from the nest box at
http://rfalconcam.com/rfc-main/streamView.php
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« Reply #4 on: 30-May-23, 09:08:06 AM »

There won't be any video of the actual banding, but you can follow the live commentary on Twitter @RfalconcamNow and view photos of the banding @Rfalconcam

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« Reply #5 on: 30-May-23, 09:08:45 AM »

Of course,  photos and commentary will also be posted on our Rfalconcan Forum.
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« Reply #6 on: 30-May-23, 09:09:20 AM »

We will post an announcement here when the banding team from our friends at the NYS DEC arrive.
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« Reply #7 on: 30-May-23, 09:44:44 AM »

The NYS DEC banding team has arrived
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« Reply #8 on: 30-May-23, 09:52:33 AM »

The banding team is being briefed and should be heading out for the eyas extraction shortly!

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« Reply #9 on: 30-May-23, 10:04:50 AM »

The banding team from the NYS DEC are gathering the eyases from the nest box area!
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« Reply #10 on: 30-May-23, 10:09:57 AM »

AAACK! I think that's the first escapee we've had! But they're safely gathered now!
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« Reply #11 on: 30-May-23, 10:16:28 AM »



Nova is NOT pleased!
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« Reply #12 on: 30-May-23, 10:18:20 AM »

To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Rochester Falcons, the current Rochester Falcon Watchers submitted names and then voted for their three favorites.
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« Reply #13 on: 30-May-23, 10:19:02 AM »

Our first eyas is a male who is named Sterling!
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« Reply #14 on: 30-May-23, 10:19:32 AM »

Sterling - Is a type of silver. Silver is representative of 25th Anniversaries. His name was submitted by Watcher Sue Deacon
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