Bird Banding at Caddo Lake

March 4 & 25, 2006

 

 


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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Gray Catbird
Photos by Tom Walker, March 4, 2006

 

 

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Photos by Tom Walker, March 4, 2006

 

 

Yellow-rumped Warbler Pine Warbler
Photos by Tom Walker, March 4, 2006

 

 

Saturday, March 4, 2006:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding efforts.  Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson; Tony Novak of Karnack; Diane Jones of Jonesville; Sharon O'Neal and J.D. Cole of Plano; Kevin Perrine of Marshall; Mary Keasler of Jefferson; and Vic Keasler of Pasadena, Texas.

 

Weather Conditions:  Mostly sunny with high thin clouds and calm winds.  The morning low temperature was 44 F and the afternoon high was 67 F.
 

Number of Nets:  Thirteen (13).

 

Time:  We began putting up nets at 7:50 a.m. and had them closed by 5:00 p.m. 

 

Next Banding Dates:  April 8, 15 & 29.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker [E-mail: twalkercaddolaketx(at)att.net] for the latest information. 

 
 

BANDING SUMMARY: (13 species)                   New  Retrap  Total

 

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)    1      0      1

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)                   0      1      1

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)             0      1      1

Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)         0      1      1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Poecile calendula)         0      1      1

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)                2      2      4
Gray Catbird (Dumatella carolinensis)            1      0      1

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata)       1      0      1

Pine Warbler (Dendroica pinus)                   1      1      2
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)            8      2     10

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) 19      8     27

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)                 9      4     13

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)       11      2     13

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Totals                                          53     23     76

 

 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (10 species; 23 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.

 

Blue Jay

902-76954 (10-08-2005)

 

Tufted Titmouse

1961-03066 (03-26-2005)

 

Carolina Wren

1861-80999 (01-08-05) 02-26-2005, 04-05-2005, 10-08-2005

 

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

2060-89701 (11-29-2003) 02-21-2004

 

Hermit Thrush

1961-03020 (02-05-2005) 04-09-2005, 01-07-2006

1961-03172 (01-21-2006)

 

Pine Warbler

2280-94959 (12-30-2004)

 

Chipping Sparrow

2280-95108 (02-26-2005)

2280-95166 (03-12-2005)

  

White-throated Sparrow

1861-80940 (03-13-2004)

1861-81004 (03-29-2003) 04-16-200

1961-03046 (02-26-2005) 12-10-2005

1961-03100 (04-16-2005)

1961-03126 (12-10-2005)

1961-03143 (12-28-2005)

1961-03162 (01-07-2006)

1961-03169 (01-21-2006)

 

Dark-eyed Junco

2280-94955 (12-30-2004) 02-26-2005, 01-07-2006

2280-95163 (03-12-2005) 01-07-2006, 01-21-2006

2440-11245 (01-21-2006)

2440-11247 (01-21-2006)

 

Northern Cardinal

1621-16767 (12-28-2005)

1621-16775 (01-21-2006)

 

 

Birds Observed (seen, heard or banded):  26 Species
~ Walker Farm, Marion County, Texas


Black Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Mourning Dove

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Northern Flicker

Pileated Woodpecker
Blue Jay

American Crow

Fish Crow

 

Carolina Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Carolina Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Eastern Bluebird
Hermit Thrush

Gray Catbird

Brown Thrasher


Yellow-rumped Warbler

Pine Warbler
Chipping Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Northern Cardinal

Red-winged Blackbird

American Goldfinch
 

 

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March 25, 2006

 

 


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Yellow-rumped Warbler Tufted Titmouse Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Photos by Tom Walker, March 25, 2006

 

 

White-throated Sparrow Dark-eyed Junco Chipping Sparrow
Photos by Tom Walker, March 25, 2006

 

 

Saturday, March 25, 2006:  Dr. Jim Ingold, ornithologist at LSU-Shreveport, led the bird-banding efforts.  Other participants and visitors included Tom Walker of Jefferson; Michael Steingas of Marshall; Shelly & Michael Weber of Jefferson; Carol Scott of Austin; David & Kristi Karny of Burleson, Texas; and Marge Evans of Ruidoso, New Mexico.

 

Weather Conditions:  Sunny, with no wind.  The morning low temperature was 30 F and the afternoon high was 63 F.
 

Number of Nets:  Fourteen (14).

 

Time:  We began putting up nets at 8:30 a.m. and had them closed by 4:30 p.m. 

 

Next Banding Dates:  April 8, 15 & 29.  Watch our bird-banding home page or check with Tom Walker [E-mail: twalkercaddolaketx(at)att.net] for the latest information. 

 
 

BANDING SUMMARY: (12 species)                   New  Retrap  Total

 

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)             0      2      2

Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)         0      1      1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)         2      0      2

Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)                1      0      1
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)                 1      0      1

Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata)        1      0      1

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata)       1      0      1

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)            4      2      6

Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)                 2      0      2

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) 14     10     24

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)                 4      3      7

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)        4      1      5

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Totals                                          34     19     53

 
 

HISTORY OF RETRAPS (6 species; 19 individuals):
Band number followed by original banding date in parentheses.

 

Tufted Titmouse

1861-81044 (11-29-2003) 01-31-2004

1961-03240 (03-04-2006)

 

Carolina Wren

1861-80999 (01-08-2005) 02-26-2005, 04-05-2005, 10-08-2005, 03-06-2006

 

Chipping Sparrow

2280-94996 (02-02-2005) 12-28-2005

2440-11265 (03-04-2006)

 

White-throated Sparrow

1541-85869 (03-16-2002) 01-18-2003, 01-29-2004

1861-81004 (03-29-2003) 02-16-2005

1861-81008 (03-29-2003)

1861-81051 (12-20-2003) 12-24-2003, 01-08-2005

1961-03112 (12-22-2005)

1961-03121 (12-10-2005)

1961-03122 (12-10-2005) 01-07-2006

1961-03126 (12-10-2005)

1961-03143 (12-28-2005) 03-06-2006

1961-03159 (01-07-2006)

 

Dark-eyed Junco

2440-11267 (03-04-2006)

2440-11270 (03-04-2006)

2440-11273 (03-04-2006)

 

Northern Cardinal

1621-16763 (12-10-2005)

 

 

Birds Observed (seen, heard or banded):  33 Species
~ Walker Farm, Marion County, Texas


Great Egret
Black Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Red-shouldered Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Mourning Dove

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe

White-eyed Vireo

 

Blue Jay
American Crow

Fish Crow

Carolina Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

Carolina Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Hermit Thrush

Brown Thrasher

Cedar Waxwing


Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler

Pine Warbler
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow

Field Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Northern Cardinal

Brown-headed Cowbird

American Goldfinch

 

 

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