Species: Hermit Thrush Most recent capture date: 12/30/2020 Earliest capture date: 1/10/2015 Age: 6 and ½ years old Total number of times captured at CCFS: 14 Notes: Back of head covered in large scab, healing. Bird seems neurologically normal - no evidence of brain damage.
Species: Bushtit Most recent capture date: 12/23/2020 Earliest capture date: 11/08/2017 Sex: Female Age: at least 3 and ½ years old Why her face is dark like that: she has been messily eating sticky plant sap!
Species: Song Sparrow Most recent capture date: 12/05/2020 Earliest capture date: 5/18/2013 Sex: Male Age: 7 and ½ years old Total number of times captured at CCFS: 29 (22 of those times captured in nets TRAN L or TRAN M)
We are biologists who study landbirds in the south San Francisco Bay Area through mist netting and bird banding at our Coyote Creek Field Station. Check back here regularly to find out what bird we are studying!