Banded Surf Scoter

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Banded Surf Scoter

Postby muddycreekdux » Sat Dec 30, 2006 8:53 am

Got my first banded Sea Duck yesterday out on the Chesapeake Bay. My buddy and I scored a pretty good bag for a blue-bird day with little to no wind. Hope everyone has a Happy New Year!!!!

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Postby Pete-pec » Sat Dec 30, 2006 10:05 am

Nice Band, but a real nice bunch of Drake Surf Scoters. I shot one in my life, and just yesterday I was prepping it for taxidermy, and had to make a decision to whether it was salvageable or not, and had to toss it. I believe the kill shot on the water was what ruined it. Too many holes, broken wings, and some feathers missing on the head. That sucks! I wish I had access to those birds like you do. Makes me a bit jealous.

Great hunt!

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Postby gone winchester » Sat Dec 30, 2006 1:06 pm

Nice Bird, if you have any room sometime give me a shout Im stationed in Norfolk and dont know where to hunt any ducks at
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Postby eiderman1 » Sat Dec 30, 2006 2:37 pm

Is the band new looking or ?
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Postby ISHOOTDIVERS » Sat Dec 30, 2006 3:44 pm

Hunting the ol UFO :thumbsup:
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Postby muddycreekdux » Sat Dec 30, 2006 3:49 pm

The band looks pretty new. I will post info about the bird when it comes in the mail.
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Postby eiderman1 » Sat Dec 30, 2006 3:57 pm

A couple of years ago I sent some feathers from Scoters for a study a lady from Canada was doing. Her name was Cindy swboda I think. We shoot Eider bands and 2 oldsquaw bands but no scoter bands yet.
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Congrats!!!

Postby RWP » Sat Dec 30, 2006 5:28 pm

Nice bird, nice rig.... but most of all Awsome looking lab!!!

he looks like you owe him money or something.... :yes:



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Postby Lundman » Sat Dec 30, 2006 5:37 pm

CONGRATES ON THE BAND !!!!!!!!!!!
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Postby 870 » Sat Dec 30, 2006 6:55 pm

way to go, nice job :thumbsup:
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Postby pitboss » Sat Dec 30, 2006 8:29 pm

congrats :thumbsup:
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Postby buffleheadnc2 » Sun Dec 31, 2006 6:52 pm

Nice job! I am still waiting on good numbers to show in the Pamlico sound But it is supposed to be 70 degrees tomorrow :thumbsdown: .
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Postby donell67 » Sun Dec 31, 2006 7:00 pm

congrats on the band. i saw a couple scoters on the columbia river a few years ago never got a chance at them though.
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Nice job!

Postby Magnum#2 » Tue Jan 02, 2007 4:15 pm

That's a good looking bag. Congratulations on the band! :salude: We are getting quite a few banded sea ducks in Maine this year. Good Hunting
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Postby TheSwamper » Wed Jan 03, 2007 6:26 am

Looks like you had a great day!

Congrats on the band!
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