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Friday, August 13, 2010

Update from Teslin Lake - August 12

A total of 265 birds have been banded since the 6th (there was no banding on the 8th due to poor weather). Two MacGIllvray's Warbler were banded this week; this species is perhaps the rarest warbler in the Yukon where it is at the extreme northern extent of its range. A Dusky Flycatcher banded on the 11th was also notable. Also banded were 2 more of each Least and Yellow-bellied flycatchers. We also had some new species for the season....Fox Sparrow and Downy Woodpecker.

For photos - http://www.flickr.com/photos/yukonbirds/

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