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- Davis, Andrew K., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of field ornithology 2003 v.74 no.2 pp. 111-118
- color; exposure duration; legs; lighting; wild birds
- ... Avian field studies commonly employ colored leg bands to follow individual birds without recapturing them. However, this technique is subject to several types of reporting errors. In a laboratory setting under ideal conditions, we marked model birds with colored band combinations to examine resighting rates and errors made by trained and untrained observers. We varied both the time of exposure and ...