Individual marking

color-banded shorebirds

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Marking individuals is the first step in understanding migratory connectivity throughout the full life cycle. Despite advancements in technology, the capture and marking of an animal will always be the foundation of all migratory connectivity research.

International, Federal, and State permits are required prior to touching wild animals. Provincial and local regulations must be explored as well.