Date: 4/20/17 11:45 am
From: Nick Kerlin <bluebird6771...>
Subject: Banding Day 8
We had a fair day with 17 birds of 8 species handled. More movement of White-throated Sparrows occuring in the last few banding days as they seem to be getting the urge to move north. Twenty-five (or more) Cedar Waxwings were feeding on privet berries throughout the banding area, but we missed capturing any.
Thanks to our 7 volunteer helpers who always do a great job for the banding program.
Next banding day is Monday, April 24 at the Air Quality site.

New Banded:
R.C. Kinglet 2
Hermit Thrush 3
Am. Robin 3
White-thrtd. Sparrow 4
N. Cardinal 1

Recaptures:
R.C. Kinglet banded 4/18/2017
T. Titmouse banded 10/22/2015
B. Thrasher banded 5/9/2016
E. Towhee banded 10/8/2014

Nick Kerlin, Bander-in-charge
Avian Education Program
The Arboretum at Penn State

 
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