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Re: Banding Babies

Posted by Anthony F. on 11/21/07
(12) Comments

    If you had the task I do of cutting a band off of a mean Yellow
    Nape Breeder you would never band a baby again. I keep a diary
    of each baby plus a picture goes in their file every two days.
    If person needs a band to trust me they are buying from the
    wrong person.

    On 11/20/07, GreyLady wrote:
    > 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.