Monday, September 21, 2015

Daily Update: Navarre Marsh Banding Station
Date: Monday, September 21, 2015
Pictured: Ruby-crowned Kinglet

- Number of Birds Banded: 54
- Number of Recaptures: 20
- Number of Species Banded: 17 (+4 recapture only)
- Top Five Species Banded: Swainson’s Thrush 17 (+7 recap), Gray-cheeked Thrush 9 (+1 recap), Blackpoll Warbler 6, Gray Catbird 5 (+5 recap), and Common Yellowthroat 3.

- Total Number of Species on Point Count: 26
- Total Number of Species Recorded: 46
- Total Number of Warbler Species Recorded: 8 (23 for fall)
- Total Number of Hours Station Operated: 6.25

Highlights: Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Myrtle Warbler, White-throated Sparrow, Mourning Warbler, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, and Traill’s Flycatcher.

Notes: Swainson’s Thrush and Blackpoll Warblers remain most abundant species. The first Ruby-crowned Kinglet and Myrtle Warbler made appearances today, despite unfavorable winds for migration.

Weather: Winds East. Temperature in the 70s.

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