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!
Fall migration continues…September at Palomarin was busy with birds passing through on their journey south, the departure of some of our breeding birds, and the arrival of some of our wintering birds. Read on to see some of our exciting captures this month!
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!
In August we transitioned from the breeding season to fall migration, said goodbye to outgoing interns, and welcomed the new crew. We also enjoyed captures of some of the earlier fall migrants, among other exciting captures.
September is full of change: migrant breeders departed for their southerly wintering grounds, others stopped here to refuel along their migratory journey, while other species that over-winter in Marin but breed to the north returned.
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