Wednesday October 24, 2012. 61 new of 11 species and 4 recaps. A fun day to celebrate the final week of fall banding. Although overcast with some showers south of the station we were able to get a full six hours of banding in today. Most numerous species was Slate-colored Junco with 15 new bands followed by Brown Creeper with 12 new bands and Golden-crowned Kinglet with 10 new bands.

Handsome White-breasted Nuthatch - One of Two Banded TodayPhoto by Peggy Keller

Handsome White-breasted Nuthatch – One of Two Banded Today
Photo by Peggy Keller

Only one chickadee was banded. Highlights included two White-breasted Nuthatches, two American Tree Sparrows and two Fox Sparrows.

Jon Dombrowski