Thursday, October 22, 2015

Daily Update: Navarre Marsh Banding Station
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Pictured: American Robin (This "common" bird often times receives little attention from observers. But look closer and you'll see just how beautiful these birds actually are.)

- Number of Birds Banded: 41
- Number of Recaptures: 36
- Number of Species Banded: 15 (+6 recap only)
- Top Five Species Banded: American Robin 10 (+1 recap), Hermit Thrush 7 (+15 recap), Myrtle Warbler 5, Slate-colored Junco 3, and Fox Sparrow 3.

- Total Number of Species on Point Count: 24
- Total Number of Species Recorded: 36
- Total Number of Warbler Species Recorded: 3 (27 plus Brewster’s for fall)
- Total Number of Hours Station Operated: 6.0

Highlights: Northern Waterthrush, Nashville Warbler, White-eyed Vireo, and Purple Finch.

Notes: Still lots of Pine Siskins moving heavily about an hour after sunrise.

Weather: Winds Southwest turning to the NW. Winds predicted to be light and variable overnight.

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