Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Daily Update: Navarre Marsh Banding Station
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 
Pictured: Sharp-shinned Hawk

- Number of Birds Banded: 38
- Number of Recaptures: 19
- Number of Species Banded: 16
- Top Five Species Banded: Swainson’s Thrush 7 (+5 recap), Gray Catbird 7 (+5 recap), Gray-cheeked Thrush 6 (+5 recap), Common Yellowthroat 4, White-throated Sparrow 2 (+1 recap), and American Redstart 2.

- Total Number of Species on Point Count: 24
- Total Number of Species Recorded: 49
- Total Number of Warbler Species Recorded: 6 (24 + Brewster's for fall)
- Total Number of Hours Station Operated: 5.5

Highlights: Sharp-shinned Hawk, Myrtle Warbler, White-throated Sparrow, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, and Winter Wren.

Notes: High pressure and lake winds have brought migration to a near halt. Lots of stopover occurring. First Sharp-shinned Hawk of the season at the station. A few more White-throated Sparrows showing up. A three wren day with House, Winter, and Carolina.

Weather: Winds East. Temperature in the 70s.

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