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A magical night at WPBO

Hello all: Since our last blog post we have finally had some movement.  Between the nights of September 26 and October 3rd we managed 4 Northern Saw-whet Owls and the seasons 1st Barred Owl.  The weather was definitely working against us for this week. However on the night of October 6th, the stars aligned and [...]

2019-10-10T05:08:38-04:00October 10th, 2019|Owl Banding|Comments Off on A magical night at WPBO

Winds bring some birds

Hello all: We had some storms come through this week.  While the wind and rain kept us closed on the 21st and 24th, the storms did bring west winds with them.  These winds were a pleasant change from the south winds we had been experiencing. Along with the west winds, we also had a small [...]

2019-09-26T23:53:40-04:00September 26th, 2019|Owl Banding|Comments Off on Winds bring some birds

Fall Banding Has Begun

Hello all: Our first week of fall banding is under our belts.  I'm super excited to be back for another season.  My banding partner this year is Zach Wilkinson.  He's originally from Avon, CO and has spent the past four years out in CA working on a spotted owl banding project.   Zach after [...]

2019-09-22T22:25:31-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Owl Banding|Comments Off on Fall Banding Has Begun

Fall banding wrap-up

Hello all: The banding season official came to a close on October 31.  Since our last post on October 22, we added 11 Northern Saw-Whet Owls to our season totals.  The biggest push for these birds came on the night of October 24 with 7 owls banded. In total this season we banded: 1 American [...]

2018-11-06T12:45:27-05:00November 6th, 2018|Owl Banding|Comments Off on Fall banding wrap-up

October 13-22

Hello all: Since our last post the weather has once again showed us who is boss, keeping us closed 5 out of the last 9 days.  Last night, October 21, was the first night we were able to run a full night of net checks since the end of September.  While it was a slower [...]

2018-10-22T22:29:11-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Owl Banding|Comments Off on October 13-22

Fall 2018 Banding

Hello all: We are finally getting our blog access up and running here at the Point and thought we would give you all an update on our season so far.  I'm not gonna lie, this season has been one of weather.  We opened on the night of September 14th and since then we have been [...]

2018-10-15T21:12:25-04:00October 13th, 2018|Owl Banding|Comments Off on Fall 2018 Banding

Warm fall nights…

On Sunday Raina and I got stuck mediating a debate of our own...between two Barred Owls. It was quite a raucous, nobody could figure out who was cooking for who. Both owls were pretty adamant they were "cooking for all." It was just a chaotic seen (actually both owls were pleasantly calm for barreds)!   [...]

2016-10-12T00:49:05-04:00October 12th, 2016|Owl Banding|Comments Off on Warm fall nights…