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bird band

  1. a band put on a bird's leg to identify it for observations about its range, behavior, longevity, migration patterns, etc.
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Origin of bird band

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
Also called, British, bird ring.
Related formsbird bander, nounbird banding, noun
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