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First band #8104328 12/27/20 03:13 AM
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My son got an unexpected present Christmas morning. [Linked Image]

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Fantastic sir

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Be interested to hear where it's from. Congrats to him!

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That’s awesome! Have any info about it?



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Congrats! Very cool!


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Congrats!

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Originally Posted by rickym
That’s awesome! Have any info about it?

The bird was a 2020 hatchling and was banned September 3rd in Monroe county Illinois.

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Congrats bud!!!!


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Originally Posted by Troy king
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That’s awesome! Have any info about it?

The bird was a 2020 hatchling and was banned September 3rd in Monroe county Illinois.



Hey Mods, what did the poor bird do that got him banned?

All kidding aside, that's neat. I remember my first banded bird and that was about 30 years ago.

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Nice job still looking for my first

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Originally Posted by Hunt Dog
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That’s awesome! Have any info about it?

The bird was a 2020 hatchling and was banned September 3rd in Monroe county Illinois.



Hey Mods, what did the poor bird do that got him banned?

All kidding aside, that's neat. I remember my first banded bird and that was about 30 years ago.

She must have done something cuz they run her out of Illinois confused2... She went from banned to canned pretty quick.... I saw that little misspell but it didn't give me the option to edit it.

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super cool. makes 2020 seem a little better after that


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Surprised such a young dumb bird made it to Texas, assuming y’all shot it here.



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Originally Posted by rickym
Surprised such a young dumb bird made it to Texas, assuming y’all shot it here.

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Me too.....I was also surprised at how big she was the only be 4 months old.

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Originally Posted by Troy king
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Surprised such a young dumb bird made it to Texas, assuming y’all shot it here.

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Me too.....I was also surprised at how big she was the only be 4 months old.



She was a little older than 4 months. Your earlier post said she was banded in Sept but was a Spring hatchling, I'll guess March or April.

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Awesome!!

Been waterfowl hunting for 40 years and have zero, nadda, no bands.
Took a complete newbie on a teal hunt one time. First bird he shot had a band.
Asked me if it was anything special. hammer

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Nice job sir.

Been shooting birds long time still haven’t got that lucky.

I would buy a lotto ticket too

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