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Banded Dove #7600102 09/07/19 02:18 AM
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Was invited by my insurance agent to dove hunt last week. Thursday morning I walked over to retrieve a dove I had knocked down and noticed it had on some jewelry. Never shot a banded bird of any kind. What was truly amazing was my insurance agent shot another banded dove that same morning in the same field. Haven’t had a chance to report it yet. [Linked Image]

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Re: Banded Dove [Re: Big_Ag] #7600174 09/07/19 04:26 AM
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Never saw one.


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Re: Banded Dove [Re: Big_Ag] #7600229 09/07/19 11:58 AM
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I killed one in Rockwall county in the mid 70’s still have the certificate they sent back then . It was 2 1/2 yrs old and released in Minnesota

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Re: Banded Dove [Re: Big_Ag] #7600263 09/07/19 01:00 PM
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congrats im still looking for my first one up

Re: Banded Dove [Re: Big_Ag] #7600278 09/07/19 01:21 PM
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What's stamped on it?

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Originally Posted by jetdad
What's stamped on it?


www.reportband.gov and id number.

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I reported it and got the information back on the bird. It was a local bird banded in the same county, Shackleford, where I shot it. It was banded 7/29/19 and estimated to be hatched in 2018 or earlier.

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Re: Banded Dove [Re: Big_Ag] #7600707 09/07/19 09:21 PM
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Well done, I have never shot one or been in the field when anyone did.

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A couple years ago I was white wing hunting in Lyford Texas and killed one. It was a bird tagged in Lyford the same year I shot it. Several have been killed with bands down there on the property that I hunt

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Nice!
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Real cool, congrats! My buddy shot someone’s homing pigeon once and it had bands on it... but not the kind you got. LOL. As for me, I got lucky years ago and knocked down a mallard drake with some bling on it. It was banded in South Dakota.

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My best is a banded homing pigeon...


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Nice.

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I let those keep flying and shoot the non banded ones. smile

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Nice. up I shot a banded woodcock once.


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