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!
December was filled with mixed species flocks that foraged throughout the study area and graced our nets. Read on to learn about some fun winter captures.
November marks the transition from fall to winter banding seasons at the Palomarin Field Station. As we head into the rainy season, we slow down our banding effort from 6 days a week to 3 days a week, and we welcome a new crew of banding interns to Palomarin.
October at the Palomarin Field Station brings a gradual transition from fall migrants just passing through, to winter residents moving in. As the number of fall migrants caught in our nets dwindles, we say hello again to the familiar winter faces of Fox Sparrows, Hermit Thrushes, and Ruby-crowned Kinglets, among others.
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