On Thursday, we banded 13 species, including 2 recaptures.
Here is a list of banded birds for Thursday:
American Robin 4, American Tree Sparrow 1, Ruby-crowned Kinglet 2, Brown Thrasher 1, Swamp Sparrow 1, Carolina Wren 1, White-throated Sparrow 10, American Goldfinch 1, Northern Cardinal 1, Eastern Towhee 1, Field Sparrow 2, Black-capped Chickadee 1, Gray Catbird 1
Recaptures: Northern Cardinal 1, Field Sparrow 1
Other notable observations include a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Common Loon flyover, Black-throated Green and Black-and-white Warblers, and several Purple Finches.
|male Eastern Towhee banded on 4/21/2011|
|Gray Catbird banded on 4/21/2011|
|Brown Thrasher banded 4/21/2011|
|Field Sparrow banded on 4/21/2011|
On Friday, we captured 21 birds, but only banded 18. We had one escape from a bird bag and two recaptures.
Here is a list of banded birds for Friday:
Black-capped Chickadee 3, American Goldfinch 3, Hermit Thrush 3, American Robin 2, Field Sparrow 2, Eastern Towhee 1, Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1, Gray Catbird 1, White-throated Sparrow 1, Brown Thrasher 1
Recaptures: Blue Jay 1, Song Sparrow 1
Escape: Black-capped Chickadee 1
|one of three Hermit Thrushes banded on 4/22/2011|
|male Ruby-crowned Kinglet banded on 4/22/2011|
|recapture Song Sparrow|