A total of 195 new birds with 10 recaptures for the day in 5.75 hours. Eighteen species of birds were banded with the highlights being a male Whip-poor-will and two Blue-headed Vireos.
White-throated Sparrow - 80
Myrtle (Yellow-rumped) Warbler - 59
Western Palm Warbler - 13
Hermit Thrush - 9
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 7
Swamp Sparrow -5
Black-throated Green Warbler - 4
Northern Waterthrush - 4
Cryptic coloration of the Whip-poor-will Note the long rictal bristles (whiskers) and large fleshy mouth to gather insects in flight at night. The male has white outer tail spots and the female has tan outer tail spots.
First male Common Yellowthroat of the spring!