Friday, October 16, 2015

Daily Update: Navarre Marsh Banding Station
Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Pictured: Fox Sparrow

- Number of Birds Banded: 105
- Number of Recaptures: 68
- Number of Species Banded: 16 (+7 recap only)
- Top Five Species Banded: White-throated Sparrow 22 (+11 recap), Ruby-crowned Kinglet 17 (+3 recap), Hermit Thrush 16 (+13 recap), Golden-crowned Kinglet 15 (+7 recap), and Swamp Sparrow 14.

- Total Number of Species on Point Count: 21
- Total Number of Species Recorded: 48
- Total Number of Warbler Species Recorded: 4 (27 plus Brewster’s for fall)
- Total Number of Hours Station Operated: 6.25

Highlights: Fox Sparrow, Tennessee Warbler, Gray-cheeked Thrush, and Common Yellowthroat.

Notes: First Fox Sparrow of the season. Major increase in Swamp Sparrow. Still a good number of Blackpolls in the area but most have been here for a while (banded 3 new and recaptured 19). Major cold front coming in over night.

Weather: Winds Northwest. Temperature in the 40s.

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