American Oystercatcher Working Group

New York

AMOY Research & Monitoring in New York

Banding

Since 2012, banding of American Oystercatchers in New York has been performed following the protocols established by the American Oystercatcher Working Group.

New York Banding Schemes

2014-present: Duplicate orange bands with black triangle-code configuration (three black engraved horizontally-oriented letters/numbers with one character above two characters) on each upper leg. USFWS metal band on either lower leg.

2012-2013: Duplicate yellow bands with black horizontal code (two black engraved horizontally-oriented letters/numbers) on each upper leg. USFWS metal band on either lower leg.

New York Contacts