Bird Banding at Caddo Lake

February 22, 2014

 

 


 

 

Photos by Abigail Crumbie, February 22, 2014

 

 

Saturday, February 22, 2014:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding activities.  Other participants and visitors included our host Tom Walker; Sandra Hooker of Marshall; Dan & Myrna Hoke of Jefferson; Kathy Reiter of Jefferson; Stella Smith of Jefferson; Steve & Susan Sedberry of Karnack; Abigail Crumbie of Jefferson; Ashlie Phelps of Jefferson; Mike & Sandra Phillips of Marshall; Beth Honea and her son, Nat of DeBerry; David Skinner of Gilmer; Emma Lindsay of Texarkana; Herman Hazard of Karnack; Renee Pierce of Jefferson; Karen Morris and her daughter, Katy of Jefferson; Kevin Perrine of Marshall; Charles Steger of Atlanta, Texas; Phyllis Wilson of Longview; David McCain of Longview; Tommy & Glenda Isbell of Fouke, Arkansas; Darlene Henderson of Harleton; Jerry Paul & Kristi Thomas of Jefferson; Kaitlyn Thomas of Jefferson; Ron & Carolyn Bova of Quitman; Marcie Farthing of Oceanside, California; Kevin & Amy Madsen of Ore City.

 

Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 43 F and the afternoon high was 68 F.  We had light thin cloudiness for most of the day and a breeze from the south.  


Number of Nets:  Eleven (11)

 

Time:  We started setting up nets at 8:45 a.m. and all nets were closed by 5:30 pm.  

 

Next Banding Date:  Saturday, March 22, 2014, weather permitting, with a backup date of March 29.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker for the latest information [E-mail: twalkercaddolake(at)gmail(dot)com].

 

 

BANDING SUMMARY: (8 species)                        New     Retrap    Total

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)              2        1        3

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)          1        0        1

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)                 1        0        1

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)                  1        0        1

Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)                  1        0        1

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  12        9       21

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)                  5        0        5

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)        17       11       28

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Totals                                           40       21       61

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (3 species; 21 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.

 

Tufted Titmouse

2551-29920 (12-30-2011)

 

White-throated Sparrow

2551-29910 (12-30-2011)

2551-29989 (12-29-2012) 04-20-2013, 12-28-2013

2551-30008 (1-19-2013)

2661-38651 (01-25-2014)

2661-38654 (01-25-2014)

2661-38658 (01-25-2014)

2661-38661 (01-25-2014)

2661-38677 (01-25-2014)

2661-38679 (01-25-2014)

 

Northern Cardinal

1621-17044 (11-28-2009)

1621-17198 (12-30-2011) 10-12-2013

2451-09372 (12-29-2012) 01-19-2013, 02-2302014

2451-09373 (12-29-2012)

2451-09417 (1-19-2013)

2451-09531 (12-28-2013)

2451-09540 (01-25-2014)

2451-09548 (01-25-2014)

2451-09553 (01-25-2014)

2451-09557 (01-25-2014)

2451-09565 (01-25-2014)

 

 

Birds That Were Seen or Heard (including banded species):  23 Species Observed
~ Walker Farm, Marion County, Texas


Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture

Red-bellied Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker

Blue Jay
American Crow
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse


White-breasted Nuthatch
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird
Hermit Thrush
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
Cedar Waxwing
Pine Warbler


Chipping Sparrow

Field Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
American Goldfinch
 

 

 

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