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Bird banding at the DePauw Nature Park

Andy Zuwerink, Assistant Professor of Biology at DePauw University, led a bird-banding effort at the Amphitheater. He caught a total of 22 bird species and 178 individual birds over 9 days in September and October 2008. Click here to read a story in the Banner Graphic about Andy's bird banding project.

Results, fall 2008

Type
Sept 16
Sept 17
Sept 18
Sept 20
Sept 27
Oct 4
Oct 11
Oct 18
Oct 25
Total
American Goldfinch 9 4 7 4 7   1   1 33
Black-throated Blue Warbler           1       1
Black-throated Green Warbler     2 3   1       6
Blue Jay               1   1
Carolina Chickadee 2   1 5       1 1 10
Common Yellowthroat             1     1
Dark-eyed Junco               1 10 11
Downy Woodpecker     1             1
Eastern Phoebe     1             1
Field Sparrow 1     3 2   2 1 3 12
House Wren       1           1
Magnolia Warbler           1       1
Nashville Warbler   1               1
Northern Cardinal   2   2           4
Prairie Warbler     1             1
Swainson's Thrush 1 1 1 6           9
Tennessee Warbler 1   1 3   1       6
Tufted Titmouse 6   1   1   1 3   12
White-breasted Nuthatch     1 1           2
White-eyed Vireo       1           1
White-throated Sparrow             3 5 3 11
Yellow-rumped Warbler     1     32 18 1   52
Total 20 8 18 29 10 36 26 13 18 178