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Taking the Long View: An inside look at the goings-on at the longest running avian ecology field station west of the Mississippi.

Archive: Feb 2015

Amazing Wrentit Capture

02.13.15
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This post was written by banding intern (and former nest searching intern) Hilary Allen with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. An Old Friend The Palomarin Field Station had a celebrity visitor last month…a female Wrentit who will turn 13 this spring, making her the oldest known Wrentit! The oldest Wrentit recorded on the Bird […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, December 2014

02.10.15
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Emma Cox and Adriana Caicedo with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor, and Diana Humple, Palomarin Program Leader. Exciting Captures and Observations: December alternated big storm days with big bird days. In fact, we had the highest rainfall ever recorded in 40 years (we started collecting rainfall […]

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