Despite some nasty weather early this morning, we had an excellent day today. We captured 86 new birds and 10 recaptures spanning 22 different species, including 13 different warbler species! This is by far the most diverse group we have had so far. In addition to getting a good number of individuals and species, we caught one First of Season bird, a Chestnut-sided Warbler. We also caught a bird that was a first for our banding station ever, the Yellow-throated Warbler! Though these birds are regualr breeders on Kiawah Island and they spend most of their time high in the canopy, safely out of reach of our nets.
|First Yellow-throated Warbler ever to visit KIBS|
|First of season Chestnut-sided Warbler, hatch year male|
1 House Wren