14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A black-and-white warbler retrieved in power line clearing in Patuxent, Maryland.
This bird was captured in a mist net below a power line clearing, in a song bird habitat purposefully preserved by a power company. A man is holding this bird in order to take body measurements and attach a band to the birds ankle as part of a long-term monitoring study.
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||Nov. 30, 2016, 1:51 p.m.