Old band information

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  1. GUNNERX2

    GUNNERX2 Elite Refuge Member

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    Curious to hear from those, if any, who have tried to research old bands. A good friend and hunting buddy passed away several years ago and his widow gave me his band collection. We could only find 3 certificates out of the 20 or so bands. Don't know if we just couldn't find where he had placed them or if he just didn't report them. He started hunting in the late 50's so some of the bands could date back that far. Basically, I would just be looking for species, band date and recovery date (not wanting certificates). I have not contacted the USFWS yet.
     
  2. bill cooksey

    bill cooksey Elite Refuge Member

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    If they are AVISE bands, USFWS still has the records. Go to the site and enter the numbers.
     
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    creedsduckman Elite Refuge Member

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    I found one ~15 years ago in the dirt outside an old clubhouse now owned by the state. Entered the numbers and if memory serves it was from the 60's.
     
  4. GUNNERX2

    GUNNERX2 Elite Refuge Member

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    I do believe they are all AVISE bands.
     
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    OneShotBandit Elite Refuge Member Supporting Member

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    I lost my old certificate (ADVISE band) posted on here about it and yes the USFWS will let you know all the info. :tu
     
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    goosenazi Elite Refuge Member

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    You may be able to find info on flyways.us also
     

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