The fifth MAPS banding session at Rollins Savanna this season took place on Tuesday, July 13. We had 12 people working at the station – the most ever. And we had a total of 9 birds – the fewest ever. I didn’t lay hands on any birds, although I took a fair amount of data down. There was a bit of excitement came from a juvenile Common Yellowthroat who proved difficult to identify. Otherwise, there was a lot of butterfly-watching and sitting around.
Examining the wing of the Common Yellowthroat, photo by Janice Sweet
Common Buckeye, photo by blogger
Tiger Swallowtail, photo by Janice Sweet
The next session was on 22 July – notes soon!