Bird Banding at Caddo Lake

January 6 & 27, 2007

 

 


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Breanna & Brenna Horak
with Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Bluebird (male) Eastern Bluebird (male)
Photos by Tom Walker, January 6, 2007

 

 

Song Sparrow Fox Sparrow Brown Thrasher
Photos by Tom Walker, January 6, 2007

 

 

Red-bellied Woodpecker Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Northern Cardinal (male)
Photos by Tom Walker, January 6, 2007

 

 

Saturday, January 6, 2007:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding efforts.  Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson; Tony Novak of Karnack; Nigel & Shirley Shivers of Karnack; Gary & Roxanne Endsley of Atlanta, Texas; Sydni Brooke Davis of Atlanta; Phyllis Bailey of Karnack; Brenna Horak of Lubbock; Breanna Horak of Longview; Wendy McKnight of Marshall; Mike Weber of Jefferson; Frank Howes of Berlin, Massachusetts; and Jack Sanders of Marshall.  

 

Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 48 F and the afternoon high was 61 F with clear skies in the morning and cloudy in the afternoon.  No wind.
 

Number of Nets:  Fourteen (14)

 

Time:  We started putting up nets at 8:45 a.m. and all nets were closed by 5:00 p.m. 

 

Next Banding Date:  We plan to band again on Saturday, January 13, weather permitting.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker [E-mail: twalkercaddolake(at)gmail.com] for the latest information. 

 

 

BANDING SUMMARY: (16 species)                       New    Retrap    Total

 

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)        1        0        1

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)        1        0        1

Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)             0        1        1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)             0        1        1

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)                     2        0        2

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)                    1        1        2

American Robin (Turdus americanus)                   1        0        1

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)                     1        0        1

Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata)            0        1        1

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata)           1        0        1

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)                4        0        4

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca)                      1        0        1

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)                     1        0        1

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)     11        6       17

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)                     5        5       10

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)            1        4        5

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Totals                                              31       19       50

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (7 species; 18 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.

 

Carolina Wren

1861-80999 01-08-05) 02-26-2005, 04-05-2005, 10-08-2005, 03-04-2006

 

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

2060-89773 (11-25-2006) 12-26-2006

 

Hermit Thrush

1961-03328 (11-11-2006) 12-26-2006

 

Orange-crowned Warbler

2240-14416 (12-26-2006)

 

White-throated Sparrow

1861-80995 (12-30-2004)

1961-03112 (12-22-2005) 03-25-2006, 04-08-2006

1961-03268 (03-25-2006)

1961-03346 (12-26-2006)

1961-03355 (12-26-2006)

 

 

Dark-eyed Junco

2280-94971 (01-15-2005) 02-05-2005

2440-11270 (03-04-2006) 03-25-2006

2440-11409 (12-26-2006)

2440-11414 (12-26-2006)

2440-11418 (12-26-2006)

 

Northern Cardinal

1621-10013 (11-16-2002) 11-30-2002, 12-21-2002, 04-19-2003, 05-18-2003, 10-04-2003

1621-10173 (05-18-2003) 02-26-2005

1621-16812 (10-21-2006)

1621-16817 (12-26-2006)

 

 

Birds that were seen or heard (including banded species):  28 Species Observed 
~ Walker Farm, Marion County, Texas

 

Wood Duck
Turkey Vulture
Red-bellied Woodpecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Northern Flicker
Blue Jay
American Crow
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch

 

Carolina Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Eastern Bluebird
Hermit Thrush

American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
Cedar Waxwing

Orange-crowned Warbler
 

 

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Chipping Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
Common Grackle

American Goldfinch

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January 27, 2007

 

 


 

 

Megan Philips with
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Megan Philips with
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Fox Sparrow

Yellow-bellied
Sapsucker (female)

Photos by Tom Walker, January 27, 2007

 

 

Saturday, January 27, 2007:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding efforts.  Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson, Tony Novak of Karnack, Justin Cure of Longview, and Megan Philips of Longview.  

 

Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 43 F and the afternoon high was 54 F with cloudy skies and no wind.
 

Number of Nets:  Fourteen (14)

 

Time:  We started putting up nets at 9:00 a.m. and all nets were closed by 4:15 p.m. 

 

Next Banding Dates:  We plan to band again on Saturday, February 24, and Saturday, March 3, weather permitting.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker [E-mail: twalkercaddolake(at)gmail.com] for the latest information. 

 

 

BANDING SUMMARY: (13 species)                       New    Retrap    Total

 

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)        1        0        1

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)        1        2        3

Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis)            1        0        1

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)                 2        1        3

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)             1        3        4

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)                    1        1        2

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)                     1        0        1

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata)           1        0        1

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)                4        0        4

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca)                      1        1        2

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)     14        6       20

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)                    14        6       20

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)            7        2        9

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Totals                                              49       22       71

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (8 species; 22 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.

 

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

1961-03128 (12-10-2005) (HY-M)

1961-03368 (01-06-2007)

 

Tufted Titmouse

1861-80892 (03-15-2003)

 

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

2060-89701 (11-08-2003) 02-28-2004, 12-12-2005

2060-89771 (11-25-2006)

2060-89773 (11-25-2006) 12-26-2007, 01-06-2007

 

Hermit Thrush

1861-80982 (11-13-2004)12-11-2004, 02-26-2005

 

Fox Sparrow

1781-80065 (12-24-2003) (HY-U)

 

White-throated Sparrow

1521-68022 (11-03-2001) 12-31-2002, 11-05-2005

1541-85845 (03-16-2002) 12-21-2002, 03-29-2003

1861-80758 (12-21-2002 03-29-2003

1861-80953 (04-10-2004) 12-28-2005

1961-03369 (01-06-2007)

1961-03374 (01-06-2007)

 

Dark-eyed Junco

2280-94984 (02-05-2005)

2440-11411 (12-26-2006)

2440-11418 (12-26-2006) 01-06-2007

2440-11421 (01-06-2007)

2440-11425 (01-06-2007)

2440-11427 (01-06-2007)

 

Northern Cardinal

1621-16794 (03-04-2006)

1621-16799 (03-25-2006) 04-08-2006

 

 

Birds that were seen or heard (including banded species):  29 Species Observed 
~ Walker Farm, Marion County, Texas

 

Turkey Vulture
Killdeer
Red-bellied Woodpecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Loggerhead Shrike
Blue Jay
American Crow
Fish Crow


Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch

Carolina Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Brown Thrasher
Cedar Waxwing

Yellow-rumped Warbler

 

Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
American Goldfinch
 

 

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