Bird Banding at Caddo Lake

April 3 & 17, 2010

 

 


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White-eyed Vireo
photo by
Jerry Walliser
Worm-eating Warbler
Photo by Tom Walker
Worm-eating Warbler
Photo by Tom Walker
Field Sparrow
Photo by Tom Walker
Blue-headed Vireo
Photo by Tom Walker

 

 

Saturday, April 3, 2010:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding activities.  Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson; Charlotte Ten Brink -- Houston; Rolf Laub -- Houston; Emma Laub -- Houston; Liz Hendrix -- Shreveport; Thomas Farthing -- San Diego, CA; Donna Gladhill -- San Diego, CA; Beth Honea and son, Nat -- DeBerry, TX; Ron & Carolyn Bova -- Quitman; Carol Walliser -- Edom, TX; Jerry Walliser -- Dallas, TX; Charles  A. Steger -- Atlanta, TX; John Fortune -- Madisonville, TX; Diane Jones -- Jonesville, TX; Dorothy & Sam Metzler -- Longview.
 

Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 53º F and the afternoon high was 78º F.  It was sunny in the morning, and cloudy in the afternoon, with a southerly breeze.


Number of Nets:  Twelve (12)

 

Time:  We started setting up nets at 9:15 a.m. and all nets were closed by 6:00 p.m.

 

Next Banding Date:  Our next bird banding date will be Saturday, April 17, 2010, weather permitting.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker for the latest information [E-mail: twalkercaddolake(at)gmail(dot)com]. 

 

  

BANDING SUMMARY: (16 species)                     New    Retrap    Total

 

White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus)                   1        0        1

Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)               1        0        1

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)                     1        0        1

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)               1        1        2

Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)           1        1        2

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)           2        1        3

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)                   1        0        1

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)                   1        0        1

Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata)          1        0        1

Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus)       1        0        1

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)              2        2        4

Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)                   1        0        1

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)    9        3       12

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)         10        4       14

House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)                 1        0        1

American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)                7        0        7

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Totals                                            41       12       53 

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (6 species; 12 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.

 

Tufted Titmouse

1961-03316 (05-20-2006) 12-26-2006

 

Carolina Wren

2251-95035 (02-02-2008) 5-3-2008

 

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

2380-19723 (12-26-2009) 1-23-2010

 

Chipping Sparrow

2540-46420 (01-24-2009) 12-26-2009

2540-46509 (03-20-2010)

 

White-throated Sparrow

2251-95229 (11-28-2009)

2251-95248 (03-20-2010)

2251-95252 (03-20-2010)

 

Northern Cardinal

8081-89135 (09-25-1999 as HY-M) 01-15-2000, 11-11-2000

1621-16966 (01-24-2009) 02-28-2009

1621-16970 (01-24-2009) 04-11-2009

1621-17052 (01-23-2010)

 

 

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

 

Black Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Red-shouldered Hawk

Mourning Dove

Chimney Swift

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

Eastern Phoebe

White-eyed Vireo

Blue-headed vireo

 

Blue Jay
American Crow

Carolina Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

Carolina Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Eastern Bluebird

American Robin

Brown Thrasher

Cedar Waxwing

 

Orange-crowned Warbler

Worm-eating Warbler

Chipping Sparrow

Field Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Brown-headed Cowbird
House Finch
American Goldfinch
 

 

 

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April 17, 2010

 

 


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Indigo Bunting Hooded Warbler Blue-headed Vireo White-eyed Vireo
Photos by Tom Walker, April 17, 2010

 

 

Carolina Chickadee Northern Mockingbird Gray Catbird Brown-headed Cowbird
Photos by Tom Walker, April 17, 2010

 

 

Saturday, April 17, 2010:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding activities.  Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson; Rick Barrow – Dallas; Wendy Blair – Glendale, Arizona; Brooks Blair – Dallas; Ron & Carolyn Bova – Quitman; Ali Brewer – Will’s Point, Texas; Jean Brost – Pilot Point, Texas; James Clark – Big Springs, Texas; Addie Clinesmith – Grand Saline; Dakota Fugate – Gilmer; Becky Gullette – Carthage; Liz Hendrix – Shreveport; Darrell Hudson – Carthage; Marissa Jones – Center; Jerry & Deanne Jordan – Houston; Rosie & Jack Krudewig – Marshall; Jim Lambright – Uncertain; Cissy, J.R., Richard & John McCrary – Marshall; Lewis Mericle – Marshall; John Owings – Dallas; Linda Richtsmeier – Marshall; Sarah Schulwitz – Denton; Tom Smith – Dallas; Carl & Diane Turner – Marshall; Courtney White – Gary, Texas; Helen Williams – Dallas; Ryan Williams – Denton.

   

Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 59º F and the afternoon high was 77º F.  It was cloudy and threatening rain, with no wind.


Number of Nets:  Twelve (12)

 

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

 

Next Banding Date:  Our next bird banding date will be Saturday, May 15, 2010, weather permitting.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker for the latest information [E-mail: twalkercaddolake(at)gmail(dot)com]. 

 

  

BANDING SUMMARY: (12 species)                      New    Retrap    Total

 

White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus)                    3        0        3

Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)                1        0        1

Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis)           1        0        1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)            2        0        2

Gray Catbird (Dumatella carolinensis)               1        0        1

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)            1        0        1

Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata)           0        1        1

Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina)                   1        0        1

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)    14        3       17

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)           1        3        4

Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)                   2        1        3

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)               0        1        1

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Totals                                             27        9       36 

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (5 species; 9 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.

 

Orange-crowned Warbler

2440-11352 (12-08-2007) 03-08-2008, 11-28-2009

 

White-throated Sparrow

1961-03091 (04-09-2005) 12-28-2005, 04-07-2007 (at least in 5th year)

2251-95121 (01-24-2009) 03-21-2009 (ASY)

2251-95179 (02-28-2009) (ASY)

 

Northern Cardinal

1621-16902 (12-27-2007) 01-19-2008 (ASY M)

1621-17057 (04-02-2010) (SY F)

1621-17066 (04-02-2010) (AHY M)

 

Indigo Bunting

2161-37070 (05-16-2009 (ASY M)

 

Brown-headed Cowbird

2251-95202 (04-11-2009) (ASY F) 

 

 

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

 

Turkey Vulture

Red-shouldered Hawk

Mourning Dove

Chimney Swift

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

White-eyed Vireo

Blue-headed vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow

 

Carolina Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Eastern Bluebird

Gray Catbird

Northern Mockingbird

Brown Thrasher

Cedar Waxwing

 

Orange-crowned Warbler

Hooded Warbler

Chipping Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting

Blue Grosbeak

Brown-headed Cowbird

 

 

 

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