Date: 4/27/18 5:00 pm
From: <Meredith.McBurney...>
Subject: [cobirds] Bird Conservancy Banding Report - Chatfield Station, 4-27-18
We were glad to have the sun return for our 3rd slow early banding day. A
Bald Eagle was seen a couple of times, and a Cooper's Hawk spent most of
the morning perched in a nearby tree. A small flock of White-crowned
Sparrows passed through early in the morning; we caught 3 of them. A large
flock of Yellow-rumped Warblers came through high up in the trees so we
missed all of them. 10 new birds and 1 banded in a prior year:

Black-capped Chickadee 1, banded in 2015 and recaught in 2016 and 17
House Wren 2
Spotted Towhee 2
Lincoln's Sparrow 3
White-crowned Sparrow, Mountain 3

Come visit! Station is open daily, weather permitting, through the end of
May, except for May 10-12 and 28. We open nets about 6:30 and close around
noon. If you would like to visit on a weekend, you must pre-register - go
to the Audubon Society of Greater Denver website.
Perhaps the best time for birders to visit is early in the morning during
the week - fewer people and more birds! (School groups arrive each day
between 9:30 and 10:30.)

Meredith McBurney
Chatfield Banding Station
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

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