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Hour 4

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Friday October 25 a great day. 123 new birds of 10 species and 15 recaps. The net pickers were bringing a steady amount of birds in and then HOUR 4 !!!! They came in with 52 birds.  The day count for Slate-colored Juncos was 53. GCKIs and RCKIs equalled 45 and we had 12 Brown Creepers. A great Friday.IMG_3439 Golden-crowned Kinglet761DA1B3-5650-408A-81F8-7748C9F2261C_1_201_aIMG_3049

Wind and Leaves

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October 23, 2019 started out with a bit of a wind but by hour 5 the wind and leaves shut us down. for the safty of the birds we started closing the nets.

We did end up with 15 new birds of 4 species and 12 recaps.

Thank you all for the leave challenge.D4927269-2DDB-4DB1-96D9-5C50D2394ADB_1_201_a.jpeg

YEA ! 145

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Today was a great day. We had 145 new species and 45 recaps.  There were 15 different species. Ruby-crowned Kinglet 62, Golden-crowned Kinglet 28, and 17 Hermit Thrush. There were also 10 Juncos. The station got pretty busy when 4 volunteers from Appledore banding station showed up. We had wind and fall leaves but went home happy.fullsizeoutput_514b

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Eastern Phoebe

Few Birds but Sunny

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Total new 39 birds and 17 recaps. We had 10 species. A nice Field Sparrow, a Swamp Sparrow, a nice Carolina Wren and more White-throated Sparrows. Another sunny day though cool but when the sun is out there is no complaining in Rochester.fullsizeoutput_5143fullsizeoutput_511d

Eastern Towhee !

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We had a total of 51 new birds representing 13 different species and then another 11 recaps. Another day of lots of White-throated Sparrows. Thanks to the Wednesday crew and grateful for the sun.fullsizeoutput_50a9fullsizeoutput_50a6

Yea! North Winds

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Friday October 4 – 94 new species. 19 different species and 26 recaps. Ruby-crowned Kinglet wins with a total of 30 and White-throated Sparrow was close with 26 birds. We had a good variety of species with an Orange-crowned Warbler, Black-throated green Warbler and a Northern Parula. Somewhat on the chilly side but my staff was prepared and Cindy and I thank you.fullsizeoutput_504efullsizeoutput_5054lWpMOrWtTjqq1LhbrGbXZAfullsizeoutput_505f

Friday 5/31 Our Last Official Day

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May 31 and still in jackets. Our total today was 49 new birds  of 21 species. We had 34 recaptured birds.

Thanks to all volunteers who mucked Wednesdays and Fridays with their tall boots and coats all season waiting for dry and warm weather, maybe in the fall !!!

We did have some really good looking birds to end the season.IMG_1885 Yellow Warbler ASY-M 3boIMG_1940 AMRE ASY M 3boIMG_1923 Baltimore Oriole ASY-M 3bo

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