Bird Banding at Caddo Lake

February 19, 2011

 

 


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Dark-eyed Junco Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Purple Finch (female) Fox Sparrow
Photos by Tom Walker, February 19, 2011

 

 

 

Saturday, February 19, 2011:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding activities.  Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson; Don & Sheila Kendall of Texarkana; Liz Hendrix of Shreveport; Paul & Joann Tidwell of Jefferson; Charles Steger of Atlanta, TX; Richard Pruitt of Dallas; Ron Munden of Marshall; Wendy N. Looney & daughter, Dominique of Jefferson; Kathy Patrick of Jefferson; Joe & Alice Scott of Marshall; Chase Scott of Hallsville; Beth Honea & son, Nathaniel of DeBerry, TX; Charles & Carol Pace of Marshall; Ron Hollomon & grandson, Kayden of Jefferson; Roy & Debbie Darville of Marshall; Jane Cheatham of Smithland, TX;
Robert Rutledge of Linden, TX; Tom Smith of Dallas; Rick Barrow of Dallas; John Owings of Dallas; Jim Lambright of Uncertain, TX; Helen Williams of Dallas; Pat Searcy of Dallas; Patrick Ireland of Longview; Todd & Susan Richardson of Davison, Michigan; Nicole Feng of Guangzhou, China; Wei Tingthang of Quezon City, Philippines; Christina Yao of China; and Sulam Pena of Lima, Peru. 
 

Weather Conditions:  The morning low temperature was 53 F and the afternoon high was 72 F.  The weather was overcast in the morning and partly cloudy and breezy in the afternoon.


Number of Nets:  Twelve (12)

 

Time:  We started setting up nets at 9:00 a.m. and all nets were closed by 4:45 p.m.

 

Next Banding Date:  Our next bird banding date will be March 19, 2011.  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

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)      1        0        1

Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis)          0        1        1

Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)                 0        1        1

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)                  2        0        2

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)                   0        1        1

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)              3        1        4

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca)                    4        0        4

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)       19        2       21

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)                   9        0        9

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)         20        9       29

Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus)                5        0        5

American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)                6        0        6

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Totals                                            69       15       84 

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (6 species; 15 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.


Carolina Chickadee

2540-46602 (05-05-2010)

 

Winter Wren

2380-19740 (01-22-2011)

 

Brown Thrasher

902-76997 (12-27-2007)

 

Chipping Sparrow

2440-11423 (01-06-2007) 01-23-2010

 

White-throated Sparrow

2251-29809 (12-11-2010)

2251-29813 (12-11-2010)

 

Northern Cardinal

1621-16943 (03-22-2008) 05-03-2008, 04-11-2009

1621-16978 (02-28-2009)

1621-17059 (04-02-2010) 11-20-2010

1621-17067 (04-17-2010)

1621-17075 (11-20-2010)

1621-17089 (11-20-2010)

902-76838 (12-11-2010)

902-76839 (12-11-2010)

902-76848 (12-11-2010)

 

 

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

 

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Northern Flicker

Pileated Woodpecker

Blue Jay

American Crow

 

Carolina Chickadee

Winter Wren

Eastern Bluebird

Hermit Thrush

Brown Thrasher

Chipping Sparrow
 


Fox Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Northern Cardinal

Purple Finch

American Goldfinch

 

 

 

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