December was filled with mixed species flocks that foraged throughout the study area and graced our nets. Read on to learn about some fun winter captures.
November marks the transition from fall to winter banding seasons at the Palomarin Field Station. As we head into the rainy season, we slow down our banding effort from 6 days a week to 3 days a week, and we welcome a new crew of banding interns to Palomarin.
October at the Palomarin Field Station brings a gradual transition from fall migrants just passing through, to winter residents moving in. As the number of fall migrants caught in our nets dwindles, we say hello again to the familiar winter faces of Fox Sparrows, Hermit Thrushes, and Ruby-crowned Kinglets, among others.
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!
August marks the beginning of the fall season at Palomarin. This year, it brought a nice diversity of birds to our nets.
Spring and summer are a busy time at the Palomarin Field Station. Check out the blog the see what happened!
Have you visited our Palomarin Field Station yet? Here’s a great visitor story that we hope will inspire you to be one of our new or re-captures!
2018 continues with more exciting captures of wintering species and some early spring migrants as well!
The new year brought with it some fun new captures for the winter banders and a few changes to the Palomarin Field Station as well. Read on to learn more!
The final weeks of 2017 brought busy days and thrilling captures for the winter banding interns at the Palomarin Field Station, including the latest capture of a Swainson’s Thrush in our 51 years of banding!
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