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Re: Bands
« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2017, 07:55:40 PM »
I have one from a Redtail Hawk!

Has to be a story behind that.  :dunno:
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Re: Bands
« Reply #16 on: January 02, 2017, 07:32:45 AM »
My buddy shot a banded snow goose. He called it in and it came  from russia.

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Re: Bands
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2017, 06:24:25 AM »
I have one from a Redtail Hawk!
I found a dead banded hawk just laying in the woods by Baker one time. Same style as a duck band but it wraps around on the back... Reported the # and never got the info back on it. Other then that I've got mallards and Pins.
The ultimate is a Jack Miner band. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/jack-miner-bird-sanctuary-seeks-missing-biblical-bird-bands-1.2750717
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Re: Bands
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2017, 12:32:46 PM »
Found some info:
This link that allows you to look up birds banded and encounter by country/state/year:
https://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/BBL/homepage/start.cfm

Summary of waterfowl banded in WA (tabs on bottom of page for different species): https://goo.gl/4rIkpN

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Re: Bands
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2017, 08:46:44 PM »
Neighbors son got a double banded wigeon the other day. Never seen a double banded wigeon!

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Re: Bands
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2017, 09:00:32 PM »
All mallards for me.
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Re: Bands
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2017, 02:58:28 AM »
Banded Harlequin. Only band I've ever got.

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Re: Bands
« Reply #22 on: January 25, 2017, 08:07:20 AM »
Ive manage a teal, woodduck, Canada goose, Snow goose and Ross's goose. Range from The Aleutian Chain, Canada and California.

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Re: Bands
« Reply #23 on: January 25, 2017, 09:42:12 AM »
Cool stuff.  A friend of a friend just bagged a hen pintail with a band.  Thought that was pretty unusual.

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Re: Bands
« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2017, 09:50:10 AM »
All mallards and canada geese for me. One big mallard drake was banded in St. Johns Newfoundland and I shot him in the Moses Lake area. It was 4 years since he was banded. I double checked the band number and it was right. I was very surprised how far this fellow had traveled.
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Re: Bands
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2017, 10:00:48 AM »
All mallards and canada geese for me. One big mallard drake was banded in St. Johns Newfoundland and I shot him in the Moses Lake area. It was 4 years since he was banded. I double checked the band number and it was right. I was very surprised how far this fellow had traveled.
Holy smokes, that's some serious flyway hopping! 

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Re: Bands
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2017, 11:05:12 AM »
Here is some information from one of our hunts this year. One of them was shot alone on the first flock of the day and the others were shot out of one flock that had 6 banded birds!   
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Re: Bands
« Reply #27 on: January 25, 2017, 11:32:19 AM »
Here is some information from one of our hunts this year. One of them was shot alone on the first flock of the day and the others were shot out of one flock that had 6 banded birds!

my brother has a goose with the neck band XY69, but from Yakima Co.

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Re: Bands
« Reply #28 on: January 25, 2017, 01:14:13 PM »
Here is some information from one of our hunts this year. One of them was shot alone on the first flock of the day and the others were shot out of one flock that had 6 banded birds!

my brother has a goose with the neck band XY69, but from Yakima Co.

Thats crazy! I shot 2 leg bands this yeah one from Medical Lake and one from Sprague Lake. The Collar from this one was Banded in 2008 near Sprague.
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