Today at our Palomarin Field Station we caught an adult male Western Bluebird. That in itself is something to celebrate. They are gorgeous. But there is a special story behind this particular guy. We don’t catch adult Western Bluebirds very often at Palomarin, in fact this is only the tenth capture from the past 20
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November marks the beginning of winter banding at Palomarin. This year it also marked our return to banding at Pine Gulch, one of our off-site banding stations located in the Bolinas Lagoon Open Space Preserve. Read on to learn about some of our fun captures this month!
October was a month for woodpeckers and raptors! We had several exciting and unusual captures this month. Read on to find out more!
Fall migration continues…September at Palomarin was busy with birds passing through on their journey south, the departure of some of our breeding birds, and the arrival of some of our wintering birds. Read on to see some of our exciting captures this month!
August marks the end of the spring/summer season and the beginning of fall at Palomarin. It brings with it new interns, as well as some new exciting captures for the year! Read on to learn more.
A bird themed float ushers in July, we continue to catch juvenile birds, and molting season begins!
June brought excitement to the nets! We caught some vagrant birds and lots of recently fledged young. Read on to find out more!
The breeding season continues! May brought more juvenile bird captures, as well as a few unusual captures! Read on to learn more.
Spring really heats up at the Palomarin Field Station! Check out what we’ve been seeing!
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