May to July marked the busiest time of the season for the spring-summer banders at Palo, and as the summer went on, a shift in captures to mostly young (hatch-year) birds. Read more about the summer happenings at the Palomarin Field Station here.
November was full of birds, including several different hawks! Read on to learn more about some of the fun species we caught in November.
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!
November marks the beginning of the winter banding internship here at the Palomarin Field Station. New banders arrive along with the last of the wintering migrants.
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Wyatt Hersey and Stephanie Levins with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: With the end of the breeding season and the start of fall migration, September is a time of transition and always proves to be a great time of year for both
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Hummingbird Baber and Lindsay Wagner with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: On the 18th of January, we had a very lucky capture of a juvenile Cooper’s Hawk. This species is rather large to get caught in our nets and it was a
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