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FLORIDA HUMMINGBIRD RECORDS

Second year male Black-chinned Hummingbird
Banded in Valrico Florida
January 15th 2002
The white mark is liquid paper used for quick id of the bird to prevent recapture during the banding session

Second year male Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Banded in Valrico Florida
January 15th 2002
The pink mark is liquid paper. 
It does not harm the bird and wears off within a few weeks

After second year Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Banded in Valrico Florida
January 15th 2002
The yellow mark is liquid paper.
It also aids in quick identification when similar species are sharing the same yard.

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Please submit any past notable hummingbird sightings in Florida to my web page or e-mail me at backes1@verizon.net.

2001
Valrico (Hillsborough Co.): 1 Rufous Hummingbird (banded), 1 Black-chinned Hummingbird (banded), and 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (2 banded)
Springhill (Hernando Co.): 1 Black-chinned Hummingbird, 1 Rufous Hummingbird (banded)
Alligator Point (Franklin Co.): 1 Allen's Hummingbird (banded)
Eustis(Lake Co.): 1 female Selasphorous

2000
Valrico (Hillsborough Co.): 1 female Selasphorous, 1 Black-chinned Hummingbird (male), and 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

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