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A decoy trap for breeding-season mallards in North Dakota

Journal of Wildlife Management
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Abstract

A modified decoy trap was effective for capturing wild adult male and female mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) during the 1980-81 breeding seasons in North Dakota. Key features contributing to the trap's success included a central decoy cylinder, large capture compartments with spring-door openings, an adjustable trigger mechanism with a balanced door attachment that was resistant to trap movement, and the use of F1, wild-stock or game-farm female decoys.

Additional publication details

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title A decoy trap for breeding-season mallards in North Dakota
Series title Journal of Wildlife Management
Volume 51
Issue 4
Year Published 1987
Language English
Contributing office(s) Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Description 5 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Journal of Wildlife Management
First page 711
Last page 715