Migration Monitoring – September 13th, 2007

After the frenzy of activity the past few days today seemed almost quiet. Many of the migrants that touched down at Ruthven Park have apparently pushed on in the night towards southern climes. There are still a decent array of birds in the park, but nothing like the fall-out of earlier.

Banded: 53
American Goldfinch 22
Wilson’s Warbler 1
Nashville Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 4
Blackpoll Warbler 6
Bay-Breasted Warbler 3
Black-Capped Chickadee 2
Red-Breasted Nuthatch 1
Red-Eyed Vireo 6
Yellow-Throated Vireo 1
Purple Finch 1
Swainson’s Thrush 1
Grey Catbird 4

Retrapped: 11
American Goldfinch 1
Common Yellowthroat 1
Black-Capped Chickadee 2
Red-Eyed Vireo 1
Song Sparrow 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
White-Breasted Nuthatch 2
Grey Catbird 2


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