Saturday, August 29, 2015

Good Diversity But Still Low #'s

We had an interesting morning with 22 new birds and 5 recaptures of 14 different species.  We had several first-of-the-season's including Common Ground-Dove, Northern Parula, and Blue-winged Warbler.  The Blue-winged Warbler was the 2nd one ever banded at KIBS with the first one banded back in 2009.


Blue-winged Warbler (Hatch-year, female)

1 Common Ground-Dove
1 "Traill's" Flycatcher
3 Red-eyed Vireo
1 Carolina Chickadee
1 Worm-eating Warbler
5 Common Yellowthroat
3 American Redstart
1 Northern Parula
2 Prothonotary Warbler
1 Blue-winged Warbler
2 Prairie Warbler
1 Painted Bunting

1 Carolina Wren
1 Northern Mockingbird
1 Prairie Warbler
2 Painted Bunting

# of Birds Banded:  22
# of Recaptures: 5
# of Species:  14
Effort:  131.25 net-hours
Capture Rate:  20.6 birds/100 net-hours
# of Nets:  25

Aaron Given
Mattie VandenBoom
Chris Snook
Nancy Raginski
Michael Gamble
Casey Weissburg
Sean McElaney

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