National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC)
*Request for assistance
We are conducting research evaluating the movements of wing-tagged vultures. Each tagged bird has a cattle ear tag in its RIGHT wing and each tag has a letter and number (ie. F47 or C20) or a series of 3 letters (ie. AMJ). The birds were marked and released in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida, and the tags may be visible from below while the birds soar.
All sightings should be sent to the email or address below indicating the location of the sighting, tag number, species, as well as any other pertinent behavioral or other information. Any information of recoveries of tagged birds should also be sent to the USGS Bird Banding Lab in MD http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbl/.
Thank you for any information you may provide.
John S Humphrey
USDA/APHIS/WS/National Wildlife Research Center
2820 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32641
Goal and Objectives
Vulture Publications only
FL, Field Station
Guidelines For Using Effigies to Disperse Nuisance Vulture Roosts
Solutions Through Science: Reducing Damage Caused by Vultures
Vulture Management Factsheet
Additional Wildlife Services Vulture Information
March 15, 2013