Birders in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada (and perhaps further afield?) should keep an eye out for Herring Gulls with pink alpha-numeric bands and wing tags and Great Black-backed Gulls with green alpha-numeric bands.  The birds were all banded on Sable Island, Nova Scotia and more information on reporting them (and about the research project) can be found here.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.