addicted2duck wrote:shot this one in december. this is the first one that our group has ever seen, and some of us have hunted for over 35 years!
diggerduck wrote:Skyblaster, you sound like you are in the know.... Have you heard anything about them stopping neckbands due to them collecting ice and dirt? I heard they can cause the bird some great discomfort, like its a huge ice cube around their neck.
You would too if somebody hung a bullseye on your neck.Skyblaster7 wrote:keep in mind that there's plenty of research showing that neck-banded birds do suffer from increased mortality.
pappy8745 wrote:I just saw a flock in city limits at a pond, the flock was about 20 canadas and there were 6 neck bands (numbers all close in range), I was within 10 feet of them (just walking) 2 of them also had red leg bands. Out of hunting season, but I still would have loved to pull out a bow and drop some arrows in them!
mike. wrote:cuz you can report them even if they are still alive.. you just let the banding office know the bird is not dead.. this lets them know where the birds are and tells them they are still alive.
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