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Tag Archive: bird banding

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: 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: Monthly Banding Summary, November 2016

05.25.17
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Lots to give thanks for in November at the Palomarin Field Station! Check out this month’s blog for the highlights!

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Monthly Banding Summary, October 2016

11.30.16
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October brought more than just birds: Palo interns were busy with Bird-a-thon, attending a conference, welcoming back Golden-crowned Sparrows, taking tests, and much more!

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Monthly Banding Summary, September 2016

11.18.16
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September is always an exciting time at Palomarin, as summer residents depart for wintering grounds, northern-breeding landbirds arrive for the winter, and other migrants continue to pass through.

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Monthly Banding Summary, August 2016

11.17.16
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August marked the annual shift from the breeding season to fall migration at Palomarin – bringing new interns, and new birds!

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Monthly Banding Summary, April 2016

08.16.16
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April is a time of change as more migrants arrive and nesting starts in earnest. Check out the blog for more details!

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Monthly Banding Summary, May 2015

07.02.15
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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.

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Monthly Banding Summary, February 2015

04.06.15
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Emma Cox and Hilary Allen with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: February was a gloriously sunny yet drearily slow month with regards to our capture rates here at the Palomarin Field Station (Palo). We had our first (and hopefully last) days with […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, January 2015

03.17.15
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding intern Adelle Anderson with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: This month many exciting species and individuals were captured at Palomarin and our other West Marin banding sites.  The first exciting capture came on January 10th when an Acorn Woodpecker was captured for the tenth […]

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