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Tag Archive: fox sparrows

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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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, October 2015

11.19.15
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October brought rarities from Siberia and Mexico, plus many more of our usual migrants returned for winter, some wearing tiny data logging backpacks!

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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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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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