Bird Banding at Caddo Lake

May 7, 2005

 

 


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Downy Woodpecker
(Bill looks like Hairy but size
and plumage indicate Downy.
See R.Munden's photos.)
Painted Bunting (female) Swainson's Thrush
Photos by Tom Walker, May 7, 2005

 

 

Indigo Bunting (male) Indigo Bunting (female) Rose-breasted Grosbeak (male)
Photos by Tom Walker, May 7, 2005

 

 

Brown-headed Cowbird (female) Red-eyed Vireo Yellow-breasted Chat
Photos by Tom Walker, May 7, 2005

 

 

Summer Tanager (female)

Common Yellowthroat (male)

Photos by Tom Walker, May 7, 2005

 

 

For Ron Munden's photos of birds banded on May 7, 2005, click here.

 

 

Saturday, May 07, 2005:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding efforts.  Other participants included Tom Walker of Jefferson; Ron Munden of Scottsville; True Mann of Longview; Phyllis Bailey of Uncertain; Tony Novak, Doug & Judi Parker, and Shane Strobel of Karnack; Mary Keasler of Jefferson; Laurel McNatt and Lou Violette of Marshall; Cissy, Richard, Robert & JR McCrary of Marshall; David Schwartz of Oakland, CA; Natalie, Audrey & Kathy O'Campo of Denton; and Amanda Crnkovic and Eric Walsh of Shreveport. 

 

Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 54 F and the afternoon high was 83 F with clear, sunny skies.
 

Number of Nets:  Twelve (12) 

 

Time:  Nets were set up between 8:45 and 9:55 a.m. and were closed by 5:15 p.m. 

 

Next Banding Date:  May 7 was our last day of banding until next fall.  We generally resume banding in September or October.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker [E-mail: twalkercaddolaketx(at)att.net] for the latest information. 

 

 

BANDING SUMMARY: (17 species)                   New Retrap Unbanded Total

 

Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) 0      0      1      1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)            1      0      0      1
White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus)                 0      1      0      1

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)                 1      0      0      1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)                   2      0      0      2
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)         2      2      0      4

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)             0      1      0      1
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)           1      0      0      1
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)               1      0      0      1
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)         0      0      1      1

Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens)            4      0      0      4
Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra)                   2      0      0      2

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)        1      3      0      4

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Passerina guia)          1      0      0      1

Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)                9      1      0     10
Painted Bunting (Passerina cyanea)               1      0      0      1
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)            2      0      0      2

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Totals                                          28      8      2     38

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (5 species; 8 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.


White-eyed Vireo
2280-94942 (09-06-2004)

Tufted Titmouse
1861-81060 (01-19-2004)

Carolina Wren
1861-80979 (09-06-2004) 10-23-2004, 01-15-2005, 02-26-2005
1961-03043 (02-26-2005)

Indigo Bunting
850-75117 (05/18/2003) 05-12-2004

Northern Cardinal
8001-47769 (03-04-2000) 02-03-2001
1621-10270 (01-15-2005)
1621-10296 (02-12-2005)

 

 

Birds that were seen or heard (including banded species):  31 Species Observed 
~ Walker Farm, Marion County, Texas


Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture

Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Chuck-will's-widow
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe
 


Eastern Kingbird (Jct 43 & BWalker Rd -- JLI)
Empidonax Flycatcher
White-eyed Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow

Fish Crow
Swallow sp.
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
 


Carolina Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Common Yellowthroat

Yellow-breasted Chat
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager (Karnack -- JLI)
White-throated Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting
Brown-headed Cowbird
 

 

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