May 22nd

[May 21st Update:
During the afternoon after the station had been closed an American Woodcock and 4 young were found in the valley behind the station. This is the first record of American Woodcock this year at Ruthven.]

May 22nd

A very quiet day birdwise with warm temperatures and no wind. The lull allowed for some needed net maintenance.
The ladies who visited today left a camera case behind. Please contact us through the blog to facilitate its recovery.

Banded: 19
American Goldfinch 1
Chestnut-Sided Warbler 2
Blackpoll Warbler 3
Yellow Warbler 4
Common Yellowthroat 1
Indigo Bunting 2
Song Sparrow 1
Grey Catbird 1
Baltimore Oriole 2
Rose-Breasted Grosbeak 1
European Starling 1

Retrapped: 11American Goldfinch 1
House Wren 1
Yellow Warbler 3
Chipping Sparrow 1
Blackpoll Warbler 2
Song Sparrow 1
Grey Catbird 1
Northern Cardinal 1

59 species recorded.

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