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- Davis, Andrew K.
- Journal of field ornithology 2005 v.76 no.4 pp. 339-344
- Fringillidae; birds; cages; color; conjunctivitis; flight; males; migratory behavior; molting; monitoring; mycoplasmosis; plumage; trapping; traps
- ... House Finches are being increasingly studied because of their variation in male plumage, evolving migration, and susceptibility to mycoplasmal conjunctivitis. Researchers traditionally use two methods for capturing House Finches: a walk-in hardware mesh cage around a bird feeder and mist nets placed next to lure feeders. However, because one method relies on birds' willingness to enter a foreign s ...