Capturing birds with mist nets: A review

North American Bird Bander
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Herein we have tried to provide a comprehensive review of mist-netting techniques suitable for both novice and experienced netters. General mist-netting procedures and modifications developed by netters for particular bird species and habitats are included. Factors which influence capture success, including site selection, net specifications and placement, weather, and time of day, are discussed. Guidelines are presented for the care of netted birds and the use of mist-net data in the study of bird communities. The advantages of the use of mist nets over other methods of capturing birds are also discussed.

Additional publication details

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Capturing birds with mist nets: A review
Series title North American Bird Bander
Volume 7
Issue 1
Year Published 1982
Language English
Contributing office(s) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description 2-14
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title North American Bird Bander
First page 2
Last page 14