2013/2014 Banded Birds Thread

Discussion in 'California Flyway Forum' started by Mean Gene, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. Ducks Bucks&Bulls

    Ducks Bucks&Bulls Senior Refuge Member

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    Shot a greenhead back in january and had to send the band in to have acid etched.
    The first 3 numbers were missing.

    Shot at Delevan on jan. 15 2014
    He should have never crossed the road into the hunt area. i think he only did that move on non shoot days for years. I think the duck rut got him killed !!!

    banded on 05/28/2001 To young to fly.
    5 miles north of marysville, Ca.
     
  2. Dan Mallia

    Dan Mallia Elite Refuge Member

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    My dad killed a couple of banded 12 year old mallards in the same season a few years back that were both banded in Canada. Makes you wonder what they avoided over the years and all the "near misses" they had when they finally made a "mistake".
     
  3. Ducks Bucks&Bulls

    Ducks Bucks&Bulls Senior Refuge Member

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    I've shot a lot of bands in my 45 years hunting ducks and It seems the older birds are killed next to a big closed zone or on adverse weater days and floods...
    For 12 hunting seasons he avoided being killed.
    13 was his unlucky # / season.
    How many times was he shot at over the years???
    Wonder if he ever left calif...
     
  4. TuleKing4634

    TuleKing4634 New Member

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    First Band 2014; Shot in Suisun Marsh, CA

    INFORMATION FROM OUR FILES:
    Species: MALLARD
    Date banded: 07/26/2011
    Banding Location: BENICIA, CALIFORNIA, USA
    Age: WAS TOO YOUNG TO FLY WHEN BANDED IN 2011
    Sex: FEMALE

    2nd Band 2014; Shot in Suisun Marsh, CA

    INFORMATION FROM OUR FILES:
    Species: MALLARD
    Date banded: 08/02/2006
    Banding Location: ORWOOD, CALIFORNIA, USA
    Age: HATCHED IN 2006
    Sex: MALE
     

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