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#5461185 - 12/06/14 11:26 AM Banded Wigeon
Hen-Man Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/02/14
Posts: 20


I killed a banded widgeon this morning. Had a pair come in early but left. After watching ducks land in the corner of the field all morning I decided to leave the blind and just sit where they kept landing. Later in the hunt another pair of wigeon came back and after several passes the drake gave me a good shot. I knew he was a pretty bird but was shocked when I recovered him on my way out to see he was banded. The band is really worn and hard to read the numbers. I knew he was a old bird, banned in 2005. See below.

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See below the banding information for the reported bird:


Date 08/22/2005
Species American Wigeon
Age HATCHED IN 2004 OR EARLIER
Sex MALE
Location 24 NNE FT NORMAN, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, CANADA


Edited by Dave Speer (12/06/14 10:39 PM)

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#5461193 - 12/06/14 11:32 AM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
Duck_Hunter Online   content
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Registered: 10/30/14
Posts: 4674
Phew, I'm glad you meant BANDED and not banned.

Congrats.


Edited by Duck_Hunter (12/06/14 03:16 PM)
Edit Reason: I shouldn't correct people's typos while making one myself
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#5461210 - 12/06/14 11:45 AM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Duck_Hunter]
Hen-Man Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/02/14
Posts: 20
Originally Posted By: Duck_Hunter
Phew, I'm glad you meant BANDED and jot banned.

Congrats.



Thanks for the correction, knew it didn't look right.

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#5461247 - 12/06/14 12:17 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
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Registered: 10/30/14
Posts: 4674
No problem. Also, your picture isn't coming up for me.
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#5461257 - 12/06/14 12:29 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
BradyBuck Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5523
Loc: Abilene, TX
Picture!

Where did you kill it?


Edited by BradyBuck (12/06/14 12:30 PM)

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#5461262 - 12/06/14 12:33 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
TXPride Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/11/07
Posts: 1881
Loc: Lost
Nice trophy. Not many of those around
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#5461278 - 12/06/14 12:41 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 13984
Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Awesome!
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#5461282 - 12/06/14 12:45 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
Erichugh22 Online   content
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 2380
Loc: Duck blind
Try the picture again, it's not showing up
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#5461299 - 12/06/14 12:55 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
Esh and Hattie Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/05/14
Posts: 368
Loc: N Texas
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#5461392 - 12/06/14 02:30 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Duck_Hunter]
Hen-Man Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/02/14
Posts: 20

I need help with the picture.

I killed it in South Louisiana.

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#5461434 - 12/06/14 02:49 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 13984
Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Send it to me and I'll host it.

s t a n g p i e @gmail.com

Remove the spaces.
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#5461438 - 12/06/14 02:56 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
8pointdrop Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 4876
Loc: My favorite place TEXAS
stangpie?

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#5461457 - 12/06/14 03:09 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 13984
Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Indeed.
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#5461529 - 12/06/14 04:00 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: TXPride]
brazosboyt Offline
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Registered: 05/09/11
Posts: 1733
Originally Posted By: TXPride
Nice trophy. Not many of those around


No doubt. Pretty rare.

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#5461604 - 12/06/14 04:57 PM Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 13984
Loc: Black Dog, Texas
Here's the bird. If he or a moderator would put it in the original post, that would be great.

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