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Banded Wigeon #5461185 12/06/14 05:26 PM
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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

Last edited by Dave Speer; 12/07/14 04:39 AM.
Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461193 12/06/14 05:32 PM
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Phew, I'm glad you meant BANDED and not banned.

Congrats.

Last edited by Duck_Hunter; 12/06/14 09:16 PM. Reason: I shouldn't correct people's typos while making one myself

Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I just turned it on . I was looking bird dogs in the butt this morning.


Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Duck_Hunter] #5461210 12/06/14 05:45 PM
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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.

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461247 12/06/14 06:17 PM
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No problem. Also, your picture isn't coming up for me.


Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I just turned it on . I was looking bird dogs in the butt this morning.


Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461257 12/06/14 06:29 PM
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Picture!

Where did you kill it?

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Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461262 12/06/14 06:33 PM
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Nice trophy. Not many of those around


Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461278 12/06/14 06:41 PM
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Awesome!

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461282 12/06/14 06:45 PM
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Try the picture again, it's not showing up

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461299 12/06/14 06:55 PM
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Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Duck_Hunter] #5461392 12/06/14 08:30 PM
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I need help with the picture.

I killed it in South Louisiana.

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461434 12/06/14 08:49 PM
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Send it to me and I'll host it.

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

Remove the spaces.

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461438 12/06/14 08:56 PM
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Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461457 12/06/14 09:09 PM
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Indeed.

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: TXPride] #5461529 12/06/14 10:00 PM
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Originally Posted By: TXPride
Nice trophy. Not many of those around


No doubt. Pretty rare.

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461604 12/06/14 10:57 PM
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Here's the bird. If he or a moderator would put it in the original post, that would be great.


Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461620 12/06/14 11:07 PM
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Awesome

One of the 2 bands i have was of a snow goose shot in china texas in 2005, banded in churchill manitoba in 1989
Which is pretty old
Tracked the band down to a guy who banded it as a school project. He now works at a new york science museum
I still talk to him yearly and shot some ducks with him last year in illinois


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Loved my 4 inches. Well needed.

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: beaversnipe] #5461631 12/06/14 11:14 PM
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Congrats, and 10 yr old bird is an old one. up

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461691 12/06/14 11:48 PM
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That awesome. I wish I had more widgeons in my area.


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Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461786 12/07/14 12:59 AM
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Congrats.


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Re: Banded Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461917 12/07/14 02:40 AM
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Very nice. Congrats. cheers

Re: Banded Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5461936 12/07/14 02:48 AM
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Congrats!


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Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5462226 12/07/14 10:21 AM
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Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5462688 12/07/14 05:45 PM
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Very nice

Re: Banned Wigeon [Re: Hen-Man] #5462928 12/07/14 07:41 PM
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Nice band on good looking cotton top.

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