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HUMMINGBIRD BANDING RESULTS
Kern River Watershed (Kern & Tulare Counties), California
Donald Mitchell, PhD candidate - University of Minnesota

(this is historical research - there are no hummingbird projects currently ongoing)

WILDLIFE     PLANTS     NATIVE PEOPLE     GEOLOGY     CLIMATE     PHOTOS

Mammals    Birds     Reptiles     Amphibians      Fish     Butterflies     Dragonflies     Grasshoppers    Insects including spiders

NOTE: There is no collecting, fishing, or hunting on the preserve. If you see any animal or plant on the preserve, please take only pictures and memories. Do not disturb nesting birds. Do not go off trail.

HUMMINGBIRD INFORMATION

Kern County Hummingbird Identification Guide

Hummingbird Facts

Hummingbird Banding Results

Feeding Hummingbirds

KRV Hummingbird Finding Guide

Hummingbird Garden

BASIC INFORMATION

Beginning Bird Identification

Bird Feeding Instructions

CHECKLISTS

Kern River Valley Birds Checklist

Kern Valley Spring Nature Festival Birds

Audubon Kern River Preserve Winter Birding Guide

Audubon Kern River Preserve Spring Bird Arrival Guide

Audubon Kern River Preserve Summer Birding Guide

Audubon Kern River Preserve Fall Birding Guide

MAPS & DIRECTIONS TO BIRDING HOTSPOTS

Canebrake Ecological Reserve

Birding on the Kern River Preserve and South Fork Kern River

KRV Hummingbird Finding Guide

Visitor and Travel Information Page

SPECIES ACCOUNTS

Summer Tanagers on the Kern River

Tricolored Blackbird - May 2008

RESEARCH

Bird Banding on the Kern River Preserve and South Fork Kern River

Kern River Valley Turkey Vulture Community Watch

CONTESTS

America's birdiest inland county 2010

Kern County 2008, America's birdiest inland county!

Kern County, America's birdiest inland county in 2007

Kern River Valley Christmas Bird Count History

Schedule of KRV Christmas Bird Counts

June 8 - August 13, 2000

Species KEY:

ALHU - Allen's Hummingbird
ANHU - Anna's Hummingbird
BCHU - Black-chinned Hummingbird
CAHU - Calliope Hummingbird
COHU - Costa's Hummingbird
RUHU - Rufous Hummingbird
SEHU - Selasphorus Hummingbird

Locations KEY:

BRRSTC - Black Rock Ranger Station, Tulare County
CBPHKC - Cane Brake private home, Kern County
CEREKC - Cane Brake Ecological Reserve, Kern County
FCPHKC - Base of Fay Canyon Private Home, Weldon, Kern County
KRPHKC - Kern River Preserve Headquarters, Weldon, Kern County
KRPMKC - Kern River Preserve M.A.P.S. Station, Kern County
LMPMKC - Private home SE of Landers' Meadow, Piute Mountains, Kern County
POPATC - Portuguese Pass (100 meters W of Kern watershed boundary), Tulare County
SPPEKC - Penstemon patch E of Sunday Peak & N of Greenhorn Summit, Kern County
SSRSKC - So. Sierra Research Sta. (AKA Kern R. Research Ctr.), Weldon, Kern Co.

Acknowledgements:

California Department of Fish & Game, Fresno Regional Office (Kevin O'Connor), Canebrake Ecological Reserve.
EREMICO Biological Services (Bruce Garlinger, Denise LaBerteaux)
Friends of the Kern River Preserve (Webmaster Alison Sheehey).
Individuals ( Sean Rowe, Bill Shook, Donna Shook, Sheri Williamson).
National Audubon Society-California, Kern River Preserve (Bob Barnes, Reed Tollefson).
Southern Sierra Research Station (Michelle Crabb, Murrelet Halterman, Paul Mason, Mary Whitfield)
USDA-Forest Service, Sequoia National Forest (Robin Galloway, Teresa Benson), Black Rock Ranger Station ("Doc").
USDI-Bureau of Land Management, Bakersfield Field Office (Amy Kuritsubo, Steve Larson), Chimney Peak Fire Station (John Newman).
 

Date Location BCHU ANHU COHU CAHU SEHU RUHU ALHU Total
8-Jun SSRSKC 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 14
10-Jun SSRSKC 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 11
16-Jun SSRSKC 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 17
16-Jun KRPMKC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
17-Jun SSRSKC 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 11
18-Jun SSRSKC 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 14
21-Jun FCPHKC 5 6 2 0 0 2 0 15
22-Jun POPATC 0 3 3 0 0 2 0 8
24-Jun CBPHKC 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 10
25-Jun CEREKC 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
26-Jun BRRSTC 0 0 0 9 0 0 1 10
26-Jun FCPHKC 4 8 3 0 0 0 0 15
28-Jun FCPHKC 4 7 2 0 0 0 0 13
29-Jun KRPHKC 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 92
30-Jun FCPHKC 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
5-Jul SSRSKC 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 8
5-Jul KRPHKC 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 7

12 day hiatus

               
18-Jul FCPHKC 9 23 1 0 1 5 0 39
20-Jul LMPMKC 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 6
20-Jul BRRSTC 0 2 0 18 0 3 0 23
22-Jul SSRSKC 11 8 0 0 0 6 0 25
23-Jul KRPHKC 10 21 0 0 0 4 0 35
24-Jul SSRSKC 6 12 1 0 0 4 0 23
26-Jul SSRSKC 11 8 1 0 0 6 0 26
27-Jul SPPEKC 0 0 0 0 0 20 3 23
29-Jul SSRSKC 4 9 1 0 0 10 0 24
30-Jul KRPHKC 20 12 0 0 0 7 1 40
31-Jul SPPEKC 0 0 0 1 0 25 3 29
31-Jul SSRSKC 7 7 1 0 0 13 0 28
1-Aug SSRSKC 5 5 1 0 0 11 0 22
2-Aug FCPHKC 3 0 0 0 0 5 0 8
3-Aug FCPHKC 9 19 2 0 0 15 3 48
5-Aug SSRSKC 3 5 0 0 0 13 0 21
6-Aug KRPHKC 15 21 0 0 0 60 4 100
7-Aug FCPHKC 4 4 1 0 0 35 1 45
7-Aug SSRSKC 0 2 0 0 0 14 0 16
8-Aug SSRSKC 3 9 1 0 0 27 0 40
9-Aug FCPHKC 3 3 1 1 0 24 1 33
10-Aug SSRSKC 5 6 1 0 0 21 3 36
10-Aug FCPHKC 4 7 1 2 0 16 0 30
11-Aug SSRSKC 7 5 0 0 0 21 0 33
11-Aug SPPEKC 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 7
12-Aug FCPHKC 6 9 0 0 0 18 1 34
13-Aug KRPHKC 9 5 0 0 0 30 2 46
Date Total 246 333 32 31 1 426 24 1093
  Species BCHU ANHU COHU CAHU SEHU RUHU ALHU Total

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