Monthly Banding Summary, February 2016
April 14, 2016
February is a slower month for mist-net captures here in West Marin, but there’s always something interesting going on at the Palomarin Field Station!
Monthly Banding Summary, January 2016
March 20, 2016
Despite low numbers of birds caught, the interns still had some excitement this January with the capture of a Red Crossbill. Read on for more details!
Monthly Banding Summary, December 2015
February 18, 2016
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!
Where Are They Now? Featuring 2009 Palomarin Intern Noah Strycker
January 29, 2016
Read about how Noah breaks the previous record, and then some, in his pursuit of a global “big year”.
Monthly Banding Summary, November 2015
January 1, 2016
November marks a change in the intern crew, the recapture of an infamous Wrentit, and another recapture of a geolocator-tagged Fox Sparrow.
Monthly Banding Summary, October 2015
November 19, 2015
October brought rarities from Siberia and Mexico, plus many more of our usual migrants returned for winter, some wearing tiny data logging backpacks!
Monthly Banding Summary, September 2015
October 16, 2015
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.
Monthly Banding Summary, August 2015
October 6, 2015
Fall migration has arrived, with lots of exciting captures at the Palomarin Field Station.
Monthly Banding Summary, July 2015
September 15, 2015
The long summer days persist—breeding season winds down and a lot of unbanded juveniles show up. Activity is notably slower and quieter by the end of month, and the summer season draws to a close.
Monthly Banding Summary, May 2015
July 2, 2015
Taking the Long View: An inside look at the goings-on at the longest running avian ecology field station west of the Mississippi.