August marks the beginning of the fall season at Palomarin. This year, it brought a nice diversity of birds to our nets.
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.
Fall migration has arrived, with lots of exciting captures at the Palomarin Field Station.
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Janelle Chojnacki and Asya Rahlin with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: April is an exciting time at the field station, with the later spring migrants returning from southern winter grounds for the breeding season, including Olive-sided Flycatchers and Swainson’s Thrushes. A few
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