The breeding season is in full swing and the banding and gridding interns at the Palomarin Field Station have been busy! Read on to learn more about the birds they have been studying for the past couple of months.
August marked the annual shift from the breeding season to fall migration at Palomarin – bringing new interns, and new birds!
May brings us young birds and birds with backpacks! Read on to find out more!
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Janelle Chojnacki and Asya Rahlin with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: June is a busy month, with high capture rates and many banding days. There are lots of young birds around, and this month, they made up 38% of all birds captured!
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