The Simla Bat-Banding Programme: 1968-1970

O. Marcus Buchanan


In March, 1968, Dr. John S. Hall of the Department of Biology, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania, and the author jointly initiated a programme of studies on the life histories of several species of Chiroptera on Trinidad.The purpose of this paper is to bring these studies to the attention of field naturalists on Trinidad; to exlain the banding techniques that have been developed in the hope that they may be of value to future workers, and to solicit the assistance of interested naturalists in reporting band-recoveries.

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