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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: Monthly Banding Summary, October 2017

11.21.17
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October was a busy month with capstone projects, North American Banding Council certifications, and lots of banding. Read on to learn about the common, and not-so-common captures and activities last month.

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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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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: 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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