As for all birders, the summer season is a fairly slow season for bird-banders. For most of us, the month of June is taken up with the Breeding Bird Surveys, and July-August is the hottest time of the year. I remember well one day in August when I set up my mist nets in a proven area – the total catch for 8 hours of effort was 0 birds.
Author: James V. Peavy, Jr.
Volume Number: 21 Year Published: 1973
Issue Number: 3-4
Page Number: 10
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1973/Vol 21 No. 3, 4_1973_p10-11.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1973/Vol 21 No. 3, 4_1973.pdf