Dr. Thorndill and Kevin Graff setting up a net to catch birds. Bird banding photos.
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Most recent professional presentations:
February 16, 2011, Maryland Master Naturalist training program, sponsored by University of Maryland Extension, Maryland DNR, and Cylburn Arboretum Society Ornithology (a powerpoint presentation)
April 10, 2010, Eastern Bird Banding Association, annual meeting, Rocky Gap, MD, State Park. Juncos and Geese . Banding returns from backyard Juncos to Canada Geese nesting by the mall (a powerpoint presentation)
Photograph from my favorite place to visit: Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge,Virginia
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Wild Assateague Pony at sunset
Click for a large PowerPoint file of Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge. This is on southern Assateague Island, a federal barrier island refuge along the Atlantic coast in northern Virginia. Also see Chincoteague Lighthouse and Sunset on Assateague Island.
Highlights include Atlantic seashore, wild ponies, scenic sunsets, and thousands of birds.