December brought a bit of rain, fewer bird captures, and slower days as we settled into winter at the field station. However, there were still some exciting encounters! Read on to learn more.
August and September were busy at the Palomarin Field Station – a new crew of interns, wildfires, fall migrants, and returning winter migrants. Read on to learn more!
More evidence of the start of the breeding season this month! Spring is just around the corner! Read on to see our highlights from the month of February.
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!
Two birds are better than one! Check out the Palomarin Blog post from January to see some great comparisons!
September is always a great month at Palomarin, with lots of diversity in the species that we catch, as migratory species are on the move!
October brought more than just birds: Palo interns were busy with Bird-a-thon, attending a conference, welcoming back Golden-crowned Sparrows, taking tests, and much more!
September is always an exciting time at Palomarin, as summer residents depart for wintering grounds, northern-breeding landbirds arrive for the winter, and other migrants continue to pass through.
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Bobby Wilcox and Kaitlin Murphy with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: October was celebratory, with beautiful weather and exciting events here at the Palomarin Field Station. October is known for its warm, sunny days here in Marin, and this one lived up
Where do Palomarin interns go after they complete their internship with us? Our growing numbers of Palomarin alumni often continue on in the fields of conservation science and bird ecology, many becoming influential in their chosen field of study. Still others whose lives have gone in different directions have pursued paths of equal remark and
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