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Tag Archive: Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Point Blue Conservation Science: Monthly Banding Summary, December 2016

06.02.17
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The winter banders encounter a special Ruby-crowned Kinglet and enjoy the beauty of a Varied Thrush. Read on for more exciting captures!

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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, September 2015

10.16.15
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September is full of change: migrant breeders departed for their southerly wintering grounds, others stopped here to refuel along their migratory journey, while other species that over-winter in Marin but breed to the north returned.

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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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