Understanding the hummingbird

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Understanding the hummingbird

Group captures, studies tiny birds to learn behavior issues
A broad-tailed hummingbird hovers close to a feeder at the Dunton Guard Station. A group of volunteers has been keeping track of the birds by capturing, banding and measuring them.
After being banded, weighed and measured a hummingbird is given a drink before being released.
A hummingbird rests on top of the frame for the net.
A tube with a sticky solution is used to gather pollen from the beak of a bird.
Pete Foote reaches for a hummingbird trapped in the net.
A hummingbird flies around the feeder seemingly unaware that a net hovers above to trap the bird.
After the net drops, the hands of Chris Jones reach inside to grab the bird and place in a smaller net to transport into the Dunton Guard Station to be banded, weighed and measured.

Understanding the hummingbird

A broad-tailed hummingbird hovers close to a feeder at the Dunton Guard Station. A group of volunteers has been keeping track of the birds by capturing, banding and measuring them.
After being banded, weighed and measured a hummingbird is given a drink before being released.
A hummingbird rests on top of the frame for the net.
A tube with a sticky solution is used to gather pollen from the beak of a bird.
Pete Foote reaches for a hummingbird trapped in the net.
A hummingbird flies around the feeder seemingly unaware that a net hovers above to trap the bird.
After the net drops, the hands of Chris Jones reach inside to grab the bird and place in a smaller net to transport into the Dunton Guard Station to be banded, weighed and measured.
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