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September 2, 2009

Woodpecker in Rossitten

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Woodpecker in Rossitten

Rossitten is well-known for the ornithologists who are following the movement of migratory birds by marking them with the usual rings.
However, in today’s world science is not everything -public relations are also important.
While humans may easily understand this concept, this tiny woodpecker obviously was not convinced - the bird was used to demonstrate the technique of applying rings and had to endure several minutes as a model while two busloads of tourists were asking questions…

One Response to “Woodpecker in Rossitten”

  1. brian smith Says:

    It should have been in captivity ONLY for the time it took to ring it and then released

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