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|Tennessee Warbler||Yellow-bellied Flycatcher||Lincoln's Sparrow||Northern Waterthrush||Magnolia Warbler|
|Photos by Tom Walker, May 3, 2008|
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding activities. Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson, Beth Honea & sons Nathaniel & Jacob of DeBerry, Brad Bailey of Jefferson, Ted & Stella Barrow of Jefferson, Sue Simmons of Karnack, Greg Helfenbein of Uncertain, Nancy Coleman of Uncertain, Rosanna Salmon of Waskom, John Thomas Cooper of Jefferson, Carl Turner of Marshall, Cissy McCrary & sons Richard, Robert & J.R. of Marshall; Jack Krudewig of Marshall; Marilyn Welch of Uncertain; Jack & Mary Jane Sanders of Marshall; Jim Lambright of Uncertain; and John Owings of Dallas.
The morning low temperature was 54º F and
the afternoon high was 69º F. The weather was clear and sunny. It was
windy in the morning.
Number of Nets: Thirteen (13)
Time: We started putting up nets at 8:45 a.m. and all nets were closed by 6:00 p.m.
Next Banding Date: After our summer break, we will resume banding again in the fall, around October. Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker for the latest information [E-mail: twalkercaddolake(at)gmail.com].
BANDING SUMMARY: (14 species) New Retrap Total
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris) 1 0 1
White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) 1 0 1
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) 0 2 2
Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis) 3 1 4
Gray Catbird (Dumatella carolinensis) 2 0 2
Tennessee Warbler (Vermivora peregrina) 1 0 1
Magnolia Warbler (Dendroica magnolia) 1 0 1
Northern Waterthrush (Seiurus noveboracensis) 1 0 1
Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) 2 0 2
Lincoln’s Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii) 1 0 1
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) 4 0 4
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 5 8 13
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) 7 0 7
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) 1 0 1
Totals 30 11 41
HISTORY OF RETRAPS
1621-16806 (04-15-2006) 04-14-2007
1621-16812 (10-21-2006) 04-07-2007, 12-27-2007
that were seen or heard (including banded species): 33
Great Blue Heron
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