Owl Banding 10/3/16

Point LaBarbe, St. Ignace, MI
Night of October 3rd, 2016

Winds out of the Southeast kept migration numbers down for the night with a total of 18 birds netted. 2 birds netted were repeats, with one bird that was originally caught on September 30th, gaining a total of 4 grams and the other was from the previous night gaining all of 2 grams. Of the new birds, 13 were female, 1 was male, and 2 birds were unknown. 7 of the females were hatch year birds, 5 females were after second year birds, and the one male was a hatch year bird. 1 of the unknown birds was aged as a hatch year, the other was aged as a second year as well as the last female caught.