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Number of bird mounts

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  1. Dr Duk

    Dr Duk Senior Refuge Member

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    On another thread, someone asked about the number of bird mounts from Argentina. 19
    Got me wondering on how many I have??
    45. Holy snickees!
     
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  2. Kornfed

    Kornfed Senior Refuge Member

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  3. Clayton

    Clayton Moderator Moderator

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    Zero! Truly good mounts are expensive. They are dust magnets. Feather color fades in time making them look like crap. Just can’t justify the cost. Now having said that if I get a pure black duck I will probably get one mounted as by the time I die pure birds will be virtually non-existent in the MS Flyway.
     
  4. Rick Hall

    Rick Hall Elite Refuge Member

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    That's an urge I've never felt.

    Well, no, that's a lie. I took a Jr. Nature Museum taxidermy course as a kid and stuffed a pheasant. Maybe that's what broke me of it...
     
  5. Kornfed

    Kornfed Senior Refuge Member

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    Sometimes I'll get lucky and kill one too pretty to eat
     
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  6. bill cooksey

    bill cooksey Elite Refuge Member

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    27...I think without walking around and counting. Have maybe a half dozen more at the lake place.
     
  7. Quarne

    Quarne Elite Refuge Member

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    At least 15.:scratch
    It's not worth it either.......
     
  8. Billy Bob

    Billy Bob Elite Refuge Member

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    3. A harlequin, black brant and a neck collared Canada and I only want 1 more, a drake Eurasian wigeon.
     
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    Meach Elite Refuge Member

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    3. Canada goose, mallard, and pintail.
     
  10. negooseman

    negooseman Elite Refuge Member

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    I had 3 along with 2 deer, a turkey fan/beard, and a walleye. Took them down to remodel and won’t be putting back up. Hate just throwing the birds away but trying to get rid of them is difficult.
     

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