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UPDATE – Tracking Bands on Gray Jays in Algonquin Park

A response from Mr. Dan Strickland Read the first post here: Hi Justin, The jays Mr. Best photographed are members of the Arowhon family group who nest south of Arowhon Pines between the Arowhon road and Joe Lake (north of the old track). There may have been 5 birds in the group but his e-mail showed only three separate birds. ROSLPORR (Red Over Standard Left, Purple Over Red Right) was a nonbreeding extra attached to the breeding pair from fall 2008 up to the 2009 breeding season and is…

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Tracking Bands on Gray Jays in Algonquin Park

We were enjoying the quiet of the lake when they descended on our campsite all-together. The exact coordinates of our campsite were 45.589433N by 78.7138W on August 28, 2009 @ 13:28 EDT. I wrote around and finally got ahold of Justin Peter with Algonquin park… he writes: Thanks for your message, which was forwarded to me for reply. These jays are part of Dan Strickland’s 30+ year study of gray jays along the Highway 60 Corridor. We are always interested in their whereabouts and social organization. But I can’t tell…

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