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4.4. Species name

The species (or other) name is not captured in data entry. It is, however, vitally important in cases where the bander has used the wrong code. For example, many Eastern banders do not realize that code CAWR is a three-way collision between Carolina, Cactus, and Canyon Wren. Without a species name, we can't tell which species pertains to a Western record with code CAWR.