Bird Banding at Caddo Lake

March 17, 2012

 

 


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Ruby-crowned Kinglet (male) Ruby-crowned Kinglet (male) Tufted Titmouse
Photos by Tom Walker, March 17, 2012

 

 

Saturday, March 17, 2012:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding activities.  Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson; Leah and Amy Gay Scottsville; Miguel and Carmen Delgado Marshall; Francisco J. Hernandez Marshall; Allen Meshell Shreveport; Kristin and David Hensley Hurst; Janet Cook Alba; Richard LeTourneau Hallsville; Scott Campbell Longview; Ricky W. Maxey, Scoutmaster Troop 1010 Marshall; Cub Scouts: Diego Herrnandez Marshall, Samuel Delgado Marshall, Michael Pruhtj Marshall; Boy Scouts: Corey Gay Scottsville, Jesse Meshell Waskom.


Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 66 F and the afternoon high was 77 F.  The sky was overcast in the morning and it became partly cloudy by mid-afternoon.  It was windy from the south.


Number of Nets:  Eleven (11)

 

Time:  We started setting up nets at 9:20 a.m. and all nets were closed by 5:25 p.m.

 

Next Banding Date:  Our next bird banding date will be April 7, 2012.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker for the latest information [E-mail: twalkercaddolake(at)gmail(dot)com]. 

 

 

BANDING SUMMARY: (5 species)                           New    Retrap    Total

Carolina Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)          1        1        2

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)               2        0        2

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)           1        0        1

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)    2        6        8

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)          0        4        4

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Totals                                             6       11       17

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (3 species; 11 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.


Carolina Chickadee

2540-46556 (01-22-2011) 03-19-2011 12-30-2011

 

White-throated Sparrow

2251-95174 (02-28-2009) 12-26-2009

2251-29825 (01-20-2011)

2251-29839 (02-19-2011) 12-31-2011

2251-29892 (11-19-2011)

2251-29846 (02-19-2011)

2251-25927 (01-28-2012)

   

Northern Cardinal

1621-16862 (02-24-2009) 01-23-2010

1621-17144 (03-19-2011)

1621-17194 (12-30-2011)

2451-09332 (02-25-2012)

 

 

Birds that were seen or heard (including banded species):  19 Species Observed
~ Walker Farm, Marion County, Texas

 

Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Mourning Dove

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

American Crow
Fish Crow

 

Carolina Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird

Yellow-rumped Warbler
 

Pine Warbler
White-throated Sparrow

Brown-headed Cowbird

Northern Cardinal

House Finch
American Goldfinch

 

 

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