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Leg bands

Postby teal_tormentor » Fri Nov 12, 2004 6:04 pm

Who knows the name of the man that was "given credit" in the U.S. for being the 1st person to band birds?
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Postby kilndux » Sat Nov 13, 2004 10:52 pm

Not sure about in the us, but check this link out http://www.jackminer.com My brother and another friend killed two of his (family's) banded birds.
I'd rather be hunting.
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Postby King Eider » Mon Nov 15, 2004 3:06 pm

If I remember right John James Audubon had tied silver thread on a leg of warblers and in subsequent years either recaptured them or at least saw them again. This is technically banding birds which would put the date in the 19th century.
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Postby duckplucker » Wed Nov 17, 2004 8:36 pm

I believe your right King. I might decide here in a few mins to go check it out to make sure... or let someone else do it for me... :mrgreen:
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Postby vanvo » Sun Nov 21, 2004 11:46 pm

we got a goose the other day with a neck collar that was orange with white lettering. where would that bird have come from?
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Postby DUKHTR » Mon Nov 22, 2004 2:16 pm

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