Monthly Archives: May 2016

Stephane’s blog for May 25

Birdathon and more!   It was a calm, cool, clear, and very early morning on Saturday the 21st when the BPBO President’s Choice team started our birdathon. We had – technically – 24 hours to tally as many bird species

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Stephane’s blog for May 19

Peak warbler!   It was, in the end, a stretch of three days with no banding, from May 13 to 15, with rain, strong wind, and even some snowflakes. Also as a consequence of the weather, there was very little

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Stephane’s blog for May 14

The greening of the Earth! Dawn of May 11th seemed like a repetition of the previous day. And indeed, the bird migration on May 11th felt a lot like that which we’d experienced on May 10th. It was another glorious

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Stephane’s blog for May 10

And the rain finally came. A strong, warm, South wind greeted us as we opened the nets at dawn on the morning of May 7. Ominous clouds darkened the sky, heavy with a promise of rain. We started the monitoring

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Stephane’s blog for May 6

The merry month of May   The last patches of snow on the ground have melted away, the buds are cracking open, about to burst forth fresh green leaves, and the resounding calls of the Whip-poor-will are echoing again along

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