Thursday, June 6, 2019

Spring 2019 Bird Banding Totals - Lake St. Clair Metropark

The spring bird banding season came to a close on Sunday, June 2. Highlights and details of each day covered during the season can be found by clicking on the Bird Banding Blog link above. Presented below are the overall totals for the season.

The station was open on 15 days from April 15 - June 2, for a total of 93.75 hours, and 1268.375 net hours. A total of 1154 birds of 71 species was banded this spring, plus 101 individuals returning from previous years. A more complete report will be completed over the next couple of months.

Spring 2019 Banding Totals (number in parentheses is number of returns)

Green Heron - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1
Mourning Dove - 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 18 (1)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 1
Downy Woodpecker - 2 (2)
Northern Flicker - 4
Eastern Wood-Pewee - 1 (1)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - 5
Alder Flycatcher - 8
Willow Flycatcher - 12
"Traill's" Flycatcher - 9
Least Flycatcher - 6
Eastern Kingbird - 1
Warbling Vireo - 8 (4)
Red-eyed Vireo - 9
Blue Jay - 10
Tree Swallow - 15
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 19
Barn Swallow - 1
Black-capped Chickadee - 4 (10)
Tufted Titmouse - 1
Red-breasted Nuthatch - 2
White-breasted Nuthatch - (1)
Brown Creeper - 2
House Wren - 23 (1)
Winter Wren - 1
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 6
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 71
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 5
Veery - 8
Gray-cheeked Thrush - 3
Swainson's Thrush - 12
Hermit Thrush - 19
Wood Thrush - 1
American Robin - 25 (1)
Gray Catbird - 15 (3)
Brown Thrasher - 3
European Starling - 7
Cedar Waxwing - 1
Blue-winged Warbler - 2
Tennessee Warbler - 1
Orange-crowned Warbler - 2
Nashville Warbler - 9
Northern Parula - 1
Yellow Warbler - 70 (23)
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 9
Magnolia Warbler - 32
Cape May Warbler - 3
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 7
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 51
Blackburnian Warbler - 1
Palm Warbler - 20
Black-and-white Warbler - 2
American Redstart - 45
Ovenbird - 2
Northern Waterthrush - 4
Mourning Warbler - 6
Common Yellowthroat - 62 (2)
Wilson's Warbler - 25
Canada Warbler - 4
Northern Cardinal - 2 (6)
Indigo Bunting - 1
Field Sparrow - 1
Fox Sparrow - 1
Song Sparrow - 15 (3)
Lincoln's Sparrow - 21
Swamp Sparrow - 43
White-throated Sparrow - 24
Red-winged Blackbird - 224 (23)
Common Grackle - 6
Brown-headed Cowbird - 10 (1)
Baltimore Oriole - 24 (7)
House Finch - (1)
American Goldfinch - 75 (12)
House Sparrow - 7