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Tag Archive: Sharp-shinned Hawk

Point Blue Conservation Science: Palo’s Monthly Banding Summary, January 2017

06.09.17
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January brings rain and some interesting birds! Check out the blog for more details!

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Monthy Banding Summary, June and July 2016

09.15.16
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We are trying to catch up after a busy summer. Read more about what happened in June and July!

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Monthly Banding Summary, December 2015

02.18.16
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A Black Phoebe tops the list for most exciting capture in December. Even though it’s a common bird throughout Marin County, we capture them infrequently. Check out what else we caught!

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Monthly Banding Summary, October 2014

11.20.14
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Bobby Wilcox and Kaitlin Murphy with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: October was celebratory, with beautiful weather and exciting events here at the Palomarin Field Station. October is known for its warm, sunny days here in Marin, and this one lived up […]

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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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Where are they Now? A Diamond in the Rough

06.06.14
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I was doing a Google Search that included the key word, “Palomarin Field Station” and luckily stumbled upon this heart-warming post on another blog by a former intern (“Laura Goes Birding“). This post exemplifies the kind of long-lasting impact our intern training program at the Palomarin (Palo) can and often has on a young person.  Laura now lives in Portland, Oregon, […]

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Monthly Banding Summary, January 2014

02.28.14
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Hummingbird Baber and Lindsay Wagner with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: On the 18th of January, we had a very lucky capture of a juvenile Cooper’s Hawk.  This species is rather large to get caught in our nets and it was a […]

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