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Bird banding in full force across Iowa

June 26, 2010
By Garry Brandenburg, Times-Republican

CANADA GEESE were the targeted capture species this week across Iowa. Wildlife management staff from the Iowa DNR was filling quotas for banding in each district. For the staff from Otter Creek Marsh, Green Castle was their last stop locally as the geese banded here were more than enough to fill the required need. Several stops In Poweshiek and Tama Counties started off the quota for 2010. In all, about 200 bands were applied to young of the year gosling Canada geese.



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