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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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Throwback Thursday: On This Day in the Palomarin Journal in 1980

11.09.16
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On this day at Palomarin in 1980, the very nature of the mundane was inspiring and heartwarming.

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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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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, April 2014

05.22.14
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This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Janelle Chojnacki and Asya Rahlin with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: April is an exciting time at the field station, with the later spring migrants returning from southern winter grounds for the breeding season, including Olive-sided Flycatchers and Swainson’s Thrushes. A few […]

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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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