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RMBO Banding at Connected Lakes State Park, Grand Junction

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  • Linnea Rowse
    Hi all, We ve just completed the first week of bird banding at Connected Lakes State Park, in Grand Junction. I will be banding here for 4 weeks, working with
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      Hi all,

      We've just completed the first week of bird banding at Connected Lakes State Park, in Grand Junction. I will be banding here for 4 weeks, working with Grand Valley Audubon Society educators in teaching 4th graders about the importance of birds and bird banding.

      A brief summary of species and numbers (including recaps) we have caught so far follows:

      Friday, 9/20/13 - our first day of banding (no school group that day): Total -6 birds 
      Western Scrub-Jay - 1
      Juniper Titmouse - 2
      American Robin - 1
      White-crowned Sparrow - 2

      Monday, 9/23/13: Total -5 
      American Robin - 1
      Wilson's Warbler - 2
      White-crowned Sparrow - 1
      Oregon Junco - 1

      Tuesday, 9/24/13: Total - 13 
      Black-capped Chickadee - 5
      Juniper Titmouse - 1
      Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 1
      American Robin - 2
      Wilson's Warbler - 1
      Spotted Towhee - 1
      White-crowned Sparrow - 2

      Wednesday, 9/25/13: Total - 10 
      Bushtit - 4
      American Robin - 1
      Orange-crowned Warbler - 1
      Wilson's Warbler - 1
      Spotted Towhee - 1
      White-crowned Sparrow - 2

      Thursday, 9/26/13: Total -10 
      Bushtit - 1
      Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3
      Wilson's Warbler - 1
      Spotted Towhee - 2
      White-crowned Sparrow - 2
      House Sparrow - 1

      Friday, 9/27/13: Total - 4
      Hammond's Flycatcher - 1
      American Robin - 1
      White-crowned Sparrow - 2


      Our public day is scheduled for Saturday, 10/12/2013, from about 7:30am-12:00pm. 

      Linnea Rowse
      Bird Bander
      Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory

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      Linnea Rowse
      Bird Bander
      Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory
      lmrowse@...
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