Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Daily Update: Navarre Marsh Banding Station
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Pictured: Wood Duck and Eastern Screech-Owl

- Number of Birds Banded: 30
- Number of Recaptures: 7
- Number of Species Banded: 13 (+1 recapture only)
- Top Five Species Banded: Common Yellowthroat 5 (+1 recap), Swainson’s Thrush 4 (+1 recap), Blackpoll Warbler 4, Winter Wren 4, and Gray-cheeked Thrush 3 (+1 recap).

- Total Number of Species on Point Count: 18
- Total Number of Species Recorded: 41
- Total Number of Warbler Species Recorded: 5 (24 plus Brewster’s for fall)
- Total Number of Hours Station Operated: 5.5

Highlights: Wood Duck, Eastern Screech-Owl, Canada Warbler, and Winter Wren

Notes: Volume wise, very slow. Species! The station’s first captured Wood Duck, plus an Eastern Screech-Owl. And, how is this for a combination on the same day: Canada Warbler, fledgling Northern Cardinal, and Winter Wren.

Weather: Winds East. Temperature in the 70s.

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