Tiny Migrating Birds Nabbed and Tagged as They Stop in Isles of Shoals

David Holmes, a bird bander, displays a song bird after banding it.
Thursday, June 11, 2015

When you think of migrating birds, you likely summon up the classic “vee” of Canada geese, honking as they fly past, but scores of New England bird species make the long trip to the tropics, including many that weigh no more than a triple-A battery. 

Photograph by Sam Evans-Brown, NHPR