Short Update

Hi all! Here’s a quick update on bandings.

5821 N Broadway – Three chicks, two females and one male, were banded on May 28th.

Evanston Library – Four chicks, three females and one male, were banded on May 30th.

Waukegan – Five chicks, three females and two males, were banded on June 2nd.

125 S. Wacker – Banding to take place this week.

Uptown Theater – Banding to take place next week.

University of Illinois at Chicago – Banding to take place next week.

Metropolitan Correctional Center – Nesting confirmed. Banding not possible unless chicks ground during fledging.

St. Michael’s – Pending. Female still brooding eggs. Likely a renest.

Field Museum – No banding, nest failed.

Pilsen – No banding, nest failed.

River Birds – No banding, nest failed.

Lakeview – Nesting not confirmed, likely neg.

Lawndale – Nesting not confirmed, likely neg.

This lines up nicely with what we had last year. We had chicks at eight nests: 125 South Wacker, 5821 North Broadway, Metropolitan Correctional Center, Pilsen Park, University of Illinois at Chicago, Uptown Theater, Evanston Library and Waukegan.

So, everything is right on track!

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~ by Steph on June 3, 2008.