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Stephane’s blog for October 9th.

A busy week (Oct.9) As fall settles upon the land, it was a busy week for the crew at Cabot Head. Despite a whole day lost to wind and rain, and some nets being or staying closed due to high

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Stephane’s blog for October 3rd

Summer is over (October 3) Since last post on September 26th, we have said good-bye to summer for good. There were a couple more days of warmth, but everything always comes to an end. On Wednesday 30th, a strong NE

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Stephane’s blog for September 26

Into fall (September 26) As we are going into fall, the stretch of beautiful weather keeps on amazing us. Many days of warm, sunny weather have continued unbroken, parching the land but allowing a perfect coverage of mist-netting for the

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Stephane’s blog for Sept. 20

Fall Equinox- (September 20) After 2 days of high, South winds (with some rain on Saturday), precluding banding, we awoke to a calm, blue dawn with wisps of fog over Wingfield Basin. We opened all the nets, as a deepening

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Stephane’s Blog for Sept. 14

The In-between Time (September 14) We are now at this point in time when seasons are colliding, intermingling, dancing together. Is it still summer or has autumn begun? It is as if the Earth itself was catching its breath, warm

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Stephane’s blog for Sept.9

Summer on the Wane There was still a strong movement of warblers this last week, especially on September 4th and 5th: 14 species of warblers were detected on each day. On the 4th, 5 Cape May Warblers were captured and

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Stephane’s blog for Sept. 3rd.

Movements on the Bruce (Sept. 3) As August disappears into September, we are getting the first true migrants of the season, bird species that do not breed on the Bruce Peninsula, but farther north. A Tennessee Warbler was detected on

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Stephane’s blog for August 26

The slow days of summer Despite the variable weather, we have been able to open the nets every day at least for some hours. Wind, rain, clouds, sun, warm, cold, the sky has offered us a kaleidoscope of changing conditions.

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Stephane’s Blog for August 18

Migration Monitoring has Begun! As much as many would not want to hear the word, “fall” migration monitoring has begun at the Cabot Head Research Station. Nets were set up on Sunday the 16th and ready to go. The windstorm

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Black Billed cuckoo

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