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Banding an osprey chick

On Hog Island, Maine two experts demonstrate how a juvenile osprey is measured, blood sampled and banded for scientific study purposes. Just minutes before they had climbed a ladder to snatch and secret the chick away and worked quickly so as to reduce stress to it and return it as soon as possible to its likely fretting parents. Watch video here.

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Uploaded on August 9, 2015