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Field Research Station

2017 Banding Data

Click each species name to view photos of the birds banded at Foreman’s Branch.


Species, ordered by AOU# Winter 3/1-3/4 3/5-3/11 3/12-3/18 Year Total Species   (In order of AOU number)
Days of Banding  12  3  7  4  26  
Common Merganser           Common Merganser 
Green Heron           Green Heron
American Woodcock           American Woodcock
Least Sandpiper           Least Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper           Semipalmated Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs           Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs           Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper           Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper           Spotted Sandpiper
Northern Bobwhite           Northern Bobwhite
Mourning Dove  2    2  3  7 Mourning Dove
Turkey Vulture           Turkey Vulture
Sharp-shinned Hawk           Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk           Cooper’s Hawk
Osprey           Osprey
Red-tailed Hawk           Red-tailed Hawk
Barred Owl           Barred Owl
N. Saw-whet Owl  1        1 N. Saw-whet Owl
E. Screech-owl           E. Screech-Owl
Yellow-billed Cuckoo           Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo           Black-billed Cuckoo
Belted Kingfisher           Belted Kingfisher
Hairy Woodpecker           Hairy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker           Downy Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker           Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Pileated Woodpecker           Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker    1  1    2 Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-shafted Flicker    2      2 Yellow-shafted Flicker
“intergrade” Flicker           “intergrade” Flicker
Ruby-throated Hummingbird           Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Eastern Kingbird           Eastern Kingbird
Great-crested Flycatcher           Great-crested Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe        2  2 Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Wood-pewee           Eastern Wood-pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher           Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Acadian Flycatcher           Acadian Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher           Willow Flycatcher
“Traills” Flycatcher           “Traills” Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher           Least Flycatcher
Blue Jay      1  1  2 Blue Jay
European Starling           European Starling
Bobolink           Bobolink
Brown-headed Cowbird  5  2  12  6  25 Brown-headed Cowbird
Red-winged Blackbird  33  41  178  131 383 Red-winged Blackbird
Orchard Oriole           Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole           Baltimore Oriole
Rusty Blackbird           Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle      2    2 Common Grackle
Purple Finch           Purple Finch
House Finch  36  12  24  3 75 House Finch
American Goldfinch  39  62  45  7  153 American Goldfinch
Pine Siskin           Pine Siskin
Vesper Sparrow           Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow           Savannah Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow           Grasshopper Sparrow
Eastern White-crowned Sparrow  48        48 Eastern White-crowned Sparrow
Gambel’s White-crowned Sparrow            Gambel’s White-crowned Sparrow
Lark Sparrow           Lark Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow  18  8  4  9 39 White-throated Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow           American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow           Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow            Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow  1    3  1 5 Field Sparrow
Slate-colored Junco  5  2  5  3 15 Slate-colored Junco
Song Sparrow  8  11  7  7  33 Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow           Lincoln’s Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow  1  3  1  5  10 Swamp Sparrow
Fox Sparrow    2  2  10 14 Fox Sparrow
Eastern Towhee  2  1  2  3  8 Eastern Towhee
Northern Cardinal  3  1  1  2  7 Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak           Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak           Blue Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting           Indigo Bunting
Painted  Bunting           Painted Bunting
Scarlet Tanager           Scarlet Tanager
Summer Tanager           Summer Tanager
Purple Martin           Purple Martin
Cliff Swallow           Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow           Barn Swallow
Tree Swallow           Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow           Bank Swallow
N. Rough-winged Swallow           N. Rough-winged Swallow
Cedar Waxwing           Cedar Waxwing
Red-eyed Vireo           Red-eyed Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo           Philadelphia Vireo
Warbling Vireo           Warbling Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo           Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo           Blue-headed Vireo
White-eyed Vireo           White-eyed Vireo
Black-and-white Warbler           Black-and-white Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler           Prothonotary Warbler
Worm-eating Warbler           Worm-eating Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler           Blue-winged Warbler
Brewster’s Warbler           Brewster’s Warbler
Lawrence’s Warbler           Lawrence’s Warbler
Nashville Warbler           Nashville Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler           Orange-crowned Warbler
Tennessee Warbler           Tennessee Warbler
Northern Parula           Northern Parula
Cape May Warbler           Cape May Warbler
Yellow Warbler           Yellow Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler           Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped “Myrtle” Warbler           Yellow-rumped “Myrtle” Warbler
Magnolia Warbler           Magnolia Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler           Chestnut-sided Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler           Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler           Blackpoll Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler           Blackburnian Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler           Black-throated Green Warbler
Pine Warbler           Pine Warbler
“Western” Palm Warbler      1    1 “Western” Palm Warbler
“Yellow” Palm Warbler           “Yellow” Palm Warbler
Prairie Warbler           Prairie Warbler
Ovenbird           Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush           Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana Waterthrush           Louisiana Waterthrush
Kentucky Warbler           Kentucky Warbler
Connecticut Warbler           Connecticut Warbler
Mourning Warbler           Mourning Warbler
Common Yellowthroat           Common Yellowthroat
Yellow-breasted Chat           Yellow-breasted Chat
Hooded Warbler           Hooded Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler           Wilson’s Warbler
Canada Warbler           Canada Warbler
American Redstart            American Redstart
House Sparrow           House Sparrow
Northern Mockingbird      1    1 Northern Mockingbird
Gray Catbird           Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher  1    2   3 Brown Thrasher
Carolina Wren        1  1 Carolina Wren
House Wren           House Wren
Winter Wren           Winter Wren
Marsh Wren           Marsh Wren
Brown Creeper           Brown Creeper
White-breasted Nuthatch    1  1   2 White-breasted Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1      1  2 Red-breasted Nuthatch
Tufted Titmouse  2        2 Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Chickadee 4    1  1 6 Carolina Chickadee
Golden-crowned Kinglet        1  1 Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet      1    1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher           Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Wood Thrush           Wood Thrush
Veery           Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush           Gray-cheeked Thrush
Bicknell’s Thrush           Bicknell’s Thrush
Gray-cheeked/ Bicknell’s Thrush           Gray-cheeked/ Bicknell’s Thrush
Swainson’s Thrush           Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
   1      1 Hermit Thrush
American Robin        1  1 American Robin
Black-backed Robin           Black-backed Robin
Eastern Bluebird      1    1 Eastern Bluebird
Weekly Totals  210  150  198  198 856
Total Species/ forms=33