Monday, January 8, 2018

January 8, 2018

Location: Fellsmere, St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park

I am an Eastern Phoebe,
I was the first recorded American banded bird.
Audubon tied a silver string 'round my ancestor's leg,
And then he waited for the bird to return.

Sources: USGS - A Brief History About the Origins of Bird Banding

Photo and text © 2017 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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