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!
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.
Two birds are better than one! Check out the Palomarin Blog post from January to see some great comparisons!
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.
Fall migration was in full swing at Palomarin in September, bringing our regular migrants, and a few rarer vagrant species.
August marked the annual shift from the breeding season to fall migration at Palomarin – bringing new interns, and new birds!
On this day at Palomarin in 1980, the very nature of the mundane was inspiring and heartwarming.
A Black Phoebe tops the list for most exciting capture in December. Even though it’s a common bird throughout Marin County, we capture them infrequently. Check out what else we caught!
November marks a change in the intern crew, the recapture of an infamous Wrentit, and another recapture of a geolocator-tagged Fox Sparrow.
This summary was compiled by Palomarin banding interns Brian Cole and Kim Geissler with help from Renée Cormier, Banding Supervisor. Exciting Captures and Observations: March is perennially an exciting time at the Palomarin Field Station, as it is the time of year when migrants begin arriving from their southern wintering grounds. March also brought the
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