We had another exceptional day of banding with 176 new birds and 12 recaptures of 26 different species. Some of the highlights of today included a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW (2nd of the fall), Eastern Wood-Pewee, Palm Warbler (of the yellow eastern race), and a Blue Grosbeak.
Today marked the halfway point of the 2012 fall banding season at KIBS. Out of a total of 53 possible banding days, banding has occurred on 51 of them. So far, we have banded 2124 birds and have had 283 recaptures of 58 different species.
|Eastern Wood-Pewee (hatch-year, sex unknown)|
|Blue Grosbeak (hatch-year, sex unknown: probable female)|