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Swim-in Traps
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Swim-in Traps
Since 1990, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge (YDNWR) has participated in the Northern Pintail and Mallard pre-season banding program which was established by the Division of Migratory Bird Management. Since then, American Green-winged Teal has been considered a secondary target. Swim-in traps are used to capture Northern Pintail, Mallard, and American Green-winged Teal. The birds age and sex are recorded and each bird is given a USFWS metal band. Assessment of the harvest distribution and derivation provide baseline information that is used to update waterfowl management decisions (includeing harvest regulations) within the Pacific Flyway. USFWS Yukon Delta NWR Photo Credit: Melissa Gabrielson Public domain
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