Mad Island Banding
April 4, 2012 by Bea Harrison
The Mad Island Banding Station has once again been dealing with extreme weather. High wind and a possible twister picked up our banding tent Monday morning put it in the bushes. The banding crew rebuilt it better than ever and moved to a slightly higher, dryer spot.
Despite the storms, we have begun to see a variety of migrants. So far this week we caught our first Nashville warblers and a chat. We also caught hooded warblers, and red-eyed vireos. We have also started participating in the migratory dragonfly partnership project focusing on green darners.
In the last two days we have seen more migratory barges along the adjacent Intracoastal Waterway than migratory birds.
- Characterizing Avian Survival along a Rural-to-Urban Land Use Gradient
- Modeling Three-Dimensional Space Use
- Migratory Connectivity of Ovenbirds
- Wood Thrush Connectivity
- El Niño-Southern Oscillation Is Linked to Decreased Energetic Condition in Long-Distance Migrants
- Estimating Migratory Connectivity
- Habitat and Temperature Influence Bill Shape
- Color Matters in Nonbreeding Season
- Winter Food Matters for Migrants
- Differences in the Bills of Sparrows on Islands Is Driven by Climate