Monday September 17, 2012  126 new of 23 species; 35 recaps.  Birds of the day were Swainson’s Thrush and Blackpoll Warbler with 34 banded of each.  Maggie Mason of Findley in southern Chautauqua County visited for the day.  Maggie McNeil left for California and field work at Point Reyes Bird Observatory.  Last spring’s BTC student Lee Ann made the trip from Ithaca to spend the day banding with us.    Betsy Brooks