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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.

Where Are They Now? Featuring 1997 Palomarin Intern Hilary Cooke

12.30.13
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Where do Palomarin interns go after they complete their internship with us?  Our growing numbers of Palomarin alumni often continue on in the fields of conservation science and bird ecology, many becoming influential in their chosen field of study. Still others whose lives have gone in different directions have pursued paths of equal remark and […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, November 2013

12.17.13
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Lindsay Wagner and Max “Hummingbird” Baber with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. New Winter Interns: With the fall season on its way out, the new winter banding interns were on their way in this November. Coming from far and wide, they arrived ready to learn all […]

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Throwback Thursdays: On This Day in the Palomarin Journal in1993

12.12.13
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By Palomarin Field Station The Palomarin Journal goes hand-in-hand with our long-term avian and ecosystem studies at the field station.  Each day since 1966 interns, volunteers and staff have sat down at the end of the day and took stock of the weather, people, birds and any other noteworthy items encountered during that day.  The Journal […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, October 2013

11.29.13
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Navit Reid and Elena Daggett with assistance from Palomarin Banding Supervisor Renée Cormier, and Conservation Educator Lishka Arata. Exciting Captures and Observations: Exciting Captures.  While fall migration has wound down, we still had quite a few exciting captures this month. Among them were 10 Sharp-Shinned Hawks, 8 Red-Breasted […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, September 2013

11.21.13
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Navit Reid and RJ Roush with assistance from Palomarin Banding Supervisor Renée Cormier, and Conservation Educator Lishka Arata.. Exciting Captures and Observations: One of the many exciting captures we had at Palo this month was a young Black-chinned Sparrow. While these birds are often found in and […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, August 2013

10.14.13
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Elena Daggett and Jerry Cole, with assistance from Palomarin Banding Supervisor Renée Cormier, and Conservation Educator Lishka Arata. Exciting Captures and Observations: One exciting capture for the month of August was a Townsend’s Warbler captured on the 8th. This was the earliest ever capture date for this […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, July 2013

09.12.13
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding intern Aaron Hulsey with assistance from Palomarin Program Leader Diana Humple and Conservation Educator Lishka Arata. Exciting Captures and Observations: One exciting capture for the month of July was a recently fledged Hermit Warbler caught at the Palomarin Uppers banding site located in the study area near the […]

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