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Tag Archive: Red-shafted Flicker

Monthly Banding Summary, February 2016

04.14.16
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February is a slower month for mist-net captures here in West Marin, but there’s always something interesting going on at the Palomarin Field Station!

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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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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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