Hilton Jr., B. 1994. Carpodacus finches in South Carolina's Piedmont: Migration, site fidelity, sex ratios, and longevity. North American Bird Bander 19(1):1-11.

TABLE 4. Carpodacus finches banded elsewhere
and retrapped & released
at Hilton Pond, York, South Carolina--
1982 through June 1990
(HOFI = House Finch, PUFI = Purple Finch)



Band Date


Method/Date (Age-Sex)




near Binghamton NY retrapped 01/22/84 (4Y-F)

513 / 825

HOFI* 0970-02572 08/15/81
near Conshohocken PA retrapped 01/07/84 (3Y-M)
450 / 725
PUFI 0990-20534 03/01/83
near St. Thomas PA retrapped 01/22/87 (A5Y-F)
429 / 690
PUFI 0930-67044 04/01/83
near Laurel MD retrapped 02/28/85 (A2Y-F)
342 / 550
HOFI* 0970-03942 07/15/83
near Conshohocken PA retrapped 01/12/86 (4Y-F)
450 / 725
* Both birds banded by W. Pepper.
** Distances shown are approximate straight line air distances from banding locations to York.

NOTE: For a complete list of birds banded at Hilton Pond and recovered elsewhere since the table above was published in 1994, go to General Bird Banding Research.

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