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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.

Author Archives: Palomarin Field Station

Point Blue Conservation Science: Monthly Banding Summary, December 2017

02.08.18
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The final weeks of 2017 brought busy days and thrilling captures for the winter banding interns at the Palomarin Field Station, including the latest capture of a Swainson’s Thrush in our 51 years of banding!

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Monthly Banding Summary, November 2017

01.05.18
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November marks the beginning of the winter banding internship here at the Palomarin Field Station. New banders arrive along with the last of the wintering migrants.

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Monthly Banding Summary, October 2017

11.21.17
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October was a busy month with capstone projects, North American Banding Council certifications, and lots of banding. Read on to learn about the common, and not-so-common captures and activities last month.

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Monthly Banding Summary, September 2017

11.13.17
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Fall migration was in full swing at Palomarin in September, bringing our regular migrants, and a few rarer vagrant species.

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Monthly Banding Summary, August 2017

10.18.17
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In August we transitioned from the breeding season to fall migration, said goodbye to outgoing interns, and welcomed the new crew. We also enjoyed captures of some of the earlier fall migrants, among other exciting captures.

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Monthly Banding Summary, June and July 2017

08.31.17
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June and July are busy months at the field station! Read on to see what was happening!

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Palo Blog, May 2017

08.25.17
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May is a busy time for the gridders at Palomarin. What? you say you’ve never heard of “gridders”? Read on to find out more… [plus a first time capture for Palomarin]

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Palo’s Monthly Banding Summary, April 2017

08.16.17
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Spring ramps up and bird activity picks up with it! Check out the April blog for some highlights!

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Palo’s Monthly Banding Summary, March 2017

06.23.17
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Spring arrives and so do new interns! Check out the blog to find out what’s been going on at Palomarin!

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Point Blue Conservation Science: Palo’s Monthly Banding Summary, February 2017

06.16.17
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Even a slow February brings some highlights to the winter banders! Read more to find out what the Palomarin interns were up to!

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