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 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!
February is a slower month for mist-net captures here in West Marin, but there’s always something interesting going on at the Palomarin Field Station!
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Emma Cox and Hilary Allen with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: February was a gloriously sunny yet drearily slow month with regards to our capture rates here at the Palomarin Field Station (Palo). We had our first (and hopefully last) days with
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding intern Adelle Anderson with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: This month many exciting species and individuals were captured at Palomarin and our other West Marin banding sites. The first exciting capture came on January 10th when an Acorn Woodpecker was captured for the tenth
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Emma Cox and Adriana Caicedo with help from Mark Dettling, Banding Supervisor, and Diana Humple, Palomarin Program Leader. Exciting Captures and Observations: December alternated big storm days with big bird days. In fact, we had the highest rainfall ever recorded in 40 years (we started collecting rainfall
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