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Other Stuff about Birds & Birding
Bird Feeding

  Mealworms  - feeding and feeder information  (including a feeder photo)
  Also see the Web Links (on the left) for Bird Feeding Equipment information
Documentation Information
  Leap to Links page info on Documenting Rare Species
     (list of several web sites with helpful hints)
Bird Band Information - to report banded and/or color-marked birds

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Bird Banding Laboratory
12100 Beech Forest Road
Laurel, MN  20708-4037

e-mail bandreports@patuxent.nbs.gov
Link to their web page

Phone  1-800-327-2263
Fax  1-301-497-5717
Woodpecker Drumming Sounds
  Speeds Up Pileated Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker
  Slows Down Downy Woodpecker
  Steady Drum Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
White Headed Woodpecker
  Steady or may slow down Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Nuttall's Woodpecker
  Roll followed by short groups of beats Williamson's Sapsucker
Red-breasted Sapsucker