Ducks with bracelets

On our weekly walk this past Sunday (17 June 02007), filmmaker/artist Mike Mills noticed that some ducks in the Glendale Narrows flock that hang out south of the Los Feliz Bridge have bracelets on their legs. Here’s one:

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Any idea as to what’s going on here?

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One response to “Ducks with bracelets

  1. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service uses data reported from leg bands to track the flight paths of migratory birds. Bands are also useful in determining harvest information and life span of specific bird species.

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