McGILL BIRD OBSERVATORY

WINTER POPULATION MONITORING

Week 17:  February 20-26, 2006

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PICTURE OF THE WEEK:


 

Special thanks to Wildlifers in Baie D'Urfe for donating the seed to stock the feeders for MBO's Winter Monitoring Program - click here for information about the store.

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THIS WEEK

THIS WINTER

2006 TOTAL

SITE TOTAL

# birds (and species) banded

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279 (16)

106 (13)

5159 (93)

# birds (and species) repeat

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162 (6)

64 (5)

957 (41)

# birds (and species) return

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20 (5)

14 (5)

92 (15)

# species observed

16

48

30

170

# net hours

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131.5

65.0

6487.1

# birds banded / 100 net hours

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212.2

163.1

79.4

Note: table does not include nocturnal banding (owls)

Bander-in-charge:  Shawn Craik

Notes:   No banding this week - winter is having its way, and we weren't about to argue with it, especially with spring on the horizon.

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