Today at our Palomarin Field Station we caught an adult male Western Bluebird. That in itself is something to celebrate. They are gorgeous. But there is a special story behind this particular guy. We don’t catch adult Western Bluebirds very often at Palomarin, in fact this is only the tenth capture from the past 20


Monthly Banding Summary, April 2014

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