Cloacal Swab Collection

Image: Cloacal Swab Collection

Detailed Description

Bird Banding Station - Master bird bander, David Mitchell, collects a cloacal swab sample from a gray catbird during a capture-recapture study at a Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) program bird banding station. The sample will be tested for avian influenza and other diseases.


Image Dimensions: 3700 x 2367

Date Taken:

Location Taken: VA, US