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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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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: Palo’s Monthly Banding Summary, April 2017

08.16.17
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Spring ramps up and bird activity picks up with it! Check out the April blog for some 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, 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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Amazing Wrentit Capture

02.13.15
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This post was written by banding intern (and former nest searching intern) Hilary Allen with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. An Old Friend The Palomarin Field Station had a celebrity visitor last month…a female Wrentit who will turn 13 this spring, making her the oldest known Wrentit! The oldest Wrentit recorded on the Bird […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, September 2014

11.04.14
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Wyatt Hersey and Stephanie Levins with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: With the end of the breeding season and the start of fall migration, September is a time of transition and always proves to be a great time of year for both […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, March 2014

04.14.14
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Brian Cole and Kim Geissler with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: March is perennially an exciting time at the Palomarin Field Station, as it is the time of year when migrants begin arriving from their southern wintering grounds. March also brought the […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, February 2014

03.21.14
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Danielle Aubé and Lindsay Wagner with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: On the 22nd of February, we captured our first Red-breasted Nuthatch of the winter season! Red-breasted Nuthatches are common around the Palomarin field station and a few are captured here each year; […]

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