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Tackle box repurposed for bird bands

September 20, 2012 | 7:57 p.m. CDT
A tackle box is repurposed by the Missouri River Bird Observatory to hold various-sized bird bands and the necessary tools to affix them to captured birds. Each band has a unique serial number, and researchers are required to first obtain a license from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and state wildlife agencies before they can capture, band and release birds.

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