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Re: Banding Babies

Posted by GreyLady on 11/20/07
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    On 11/19/07, Lenny wrote:
    > I am looking for bands probably open bands because I am
    > going to pull them at 3 weeks. I have banded other birds
    > and in my experience you have to band in the first week.

    In my opinion, why waste your time amd money using open
    bands. They are technically meaningless, in the grand scheme
    of things. You may know that you personally placed them on a
    certain bird who matches up with certain records but an open
    band could have been placed by anyone, at anytime so they are
    not going to mean anything to a savvy buyer.