Tuesday September 18, 2012.  17 new of 6 species; 11 recaps.  New species White-breasted Nuthatch.

Sleek Hatching-year Female White-breasted NuthatchPhoto by Ryan Kayhart

Sleek Hatching-year Female White-breasted Nuthatch
Photo by Ryan Kayhart

The RIT BTC was all classroom work today as rain closed us down until mid-afternoon.  But we put up 7 nets after the rain stopped and were able to catch quite a few birds, including 12 Blackpolls and 1 Magnolia Warbler for Katie to test in the MARS trailer.  Betsy Brooks