Bird Banding at Caddo Lake

October 8, 2011



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Photo by Tom Walker, October 8, 2011



Saturday, October 8, 2011:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding activities.  Other participants included the host Tom Walker and 67 visitors.

Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 63 F and the afternoon high was 90 F.  The weather was clear and sunny, with a light breeze out of the southeast.

Number of Nets:  Nine (9)


Time:  We started setting up nets at 8:50 a.m. and all nets were closed by 5:00 p.m.


Next Banding Date:  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

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)                 1       0        1

Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis)      1       0        1

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)           0       1        1

Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)       1       0        1

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)      3       0        3


Totals                                         6       1        7



HISTORY OF RETRAPS (1 species; 1 individual):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.


Tufted Titmouse

2551-29882 (05/07/2011)



Birds that were seen or heard (including banded species):  9 Species Observed
~ Walker Farm, Marion County, Texas


Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker

Blue Jay

American Crow 

Tufted Titmouse

Carolina Chickadee

Carolina Wren
Northern Mockingbird

Northern Cardinal





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