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Jack Miner


John Thomas Miner, OBE (April 10, 1865 – November 3, 1944), or "Wild Goose Jack," was a .... Miner had begun banding ducks and geese in August, 1909.

Canada Goose Banding | Central Flyways


Canada geese are banded in several portions of the Flyway annually with many of the same objectives as for ducks: to learn about production of young, to map ...

Goose Bands: Goose Banding Facts | Goose Hunting


In the spring of 1915, he banded his first Canada Goose with a hand-stamped aluminum band to see if he could learn more about its migration and nesting ...

N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission > Learning > Species > Birds ...


Bands; Related Links. With its characteristic “honk”, widespread breeding distribution and ability to adapt to suburban environments, the Canada goose is likely ...

Canada Goose Banding in the Arctic - State of New Jersey


Prior to 1997, the status of AP geese was measured with banding and other ... The first thing I learned from being in Kuujjuaq was the disadvantage of not being  ...

Waterfowl banded in Iowa - Iowa Department of Natural Resources


How many ducks and geese are usually banded in Iowa? ... Ducks and geese are banded throughout the state. ... Want to learn more about bird banding?

PHOTOS: Canada geese banded for research - | The Wichita Eagle


Local. PHOTOS: Canada geese banded for research. LinkedIn · Google+ · Pinterest · Reddit; Print; Order Reprint of this Story ...

Hinterland Who's Who - Bird Banding in Canada


... Oie des neiges. Banded Red-eyed Vireo · Canada Goose · Lesser Snow Goose · Mallard · Trumpeter Swan · Yellow Warbler .... What we learn. Bird banding ...

Biologists band, collar Canada geese on SIWA


May 30, 2013. SAUVIE ISLAND, Ore. – It's 5 a.m. and a dozen fish and wildlife biologists clad in camouflage quietly crouch in the brush next to a field of corn ...

Canada Goose - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation


News & Learning. Press Releases ... in one area. Banding studies have shown that resident Canada geese are not simply migrant geese that stopped migrating.

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What You Can Learn From Waterfowl Bands and Collars | Outdoor Life


Oct 10, 2012 ... Fewer than one in a thousand ducks and geese sport leg bands or collars, making them a rare and unusual trophy for a hunter. Each has a ...

Bands--Types - Bird Banding Laboratory - U.S. Geological Survey


To learn more about etching bands, click here. Hundreds of bands are etched and returned to hunters by the Bird Banding Laboratory every year.

Bird Banding Basics - Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History


Nature: Bird banding is a valuable tool for ornithologists. ... By 1939, the year of his death, Miner banded 20,000 Canada Geese, many of which carried ... Only after such an apprenticeship-in which you learn how to safely capture and band ...