Our oldest bird

Since the Wascana MAPS station was established 2,700 birds of 50 different species have been banded!  Each summer, between 332 and 658 birds have been captured over the course of the 6 days netting occurs. The actual number of birds banded and individuals recaptured each year at the Wascana MAPS station can be seen on this graph.

The most abundant species captured at the Wascana MAPS station is the Yellow Warbler (781 birds banded), followed by the Cedar Waxwing (295), American Robin (239), Gray Catbird (174) and Red-winged Blackbird (172).
To see a complete species break down by year, click on the button below.

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