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Banded Birds

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Would be interested in hearing about the banded birds killed this year. I killed a banded black-bellied whistling duck in the first split.
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Banded Mottled Duck banded in 2007 and a banded woodie that was banded in spring 2011. Still one more weekend though!
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   BIRD DOG
I killed a banded grey duck two weeks ago.
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    Coot
Over 400 ducks harvested this year out of blind = no bands. Been duck hunting in LA and MS since 1977 and have probably shot well over 6,000-7,000 ducks and geese since then with only 3 bands to show for. I shot a banded red head hen in 2003, a banded drake gw teal in 2004 both shot in SE LA and 1 banded Canadian goose in 2005 shot in Manitoba, Canada. Unless you shoot mostly mallards which is the primary duck banded then we just don't see the bands like hunters up north do who shoot mostly mallards.
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   JIMMY W
We took right over 400 birds this year and had one greenwing that was banded!Like coot said they are hard to come by!
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I killed my first banded duck this year in venice. Banded gw teal hen. It was by far my best hunt of the year,taking three drake wigeon,2 drake pintail,and the banded hen
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   Cajunsim
Two banded wood ducks this year out of the 45 woodrows harvested.
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   woodyswat
Got two bands this year. A drake wood duck shot in Pearl River WMA banded in Arkansas, and a hen canvasback in Venice. Almost didnt shoot the cancan because it was a hen, glad i did. In 2009 I shot a banded black belly whistler that was banded in St. James Parish.
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   Spooner 2
I shot a male dogris going mach 50 on a bet that I couldn't hit. well low and behold it went down a good ways away. My buddy didn't even notice it until he came in with it. Needless to say he wastes his shells now on fast flying birds that he KNOWS he can't hit trying for his first band.
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Last weekend I had some friends in town from Alaska. (father and son) Saturday morning they both jumped up on a pair of Specks. Turns out the pair were both banded, in Alaska, on the same day, 7 years ago. The tag numbers were 100 apart.
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can I get a Hot Tub!
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I also shot a whistleing duck and it was bannded. It was killed in Henderson lake
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