RE: NANFA-- How fish get from A to B

Jay DeLong (
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 17:23:46 -0800

Dave said:
> Another neat thing to do, if you are doing any mist netting for bird
> banding, why not wash the little chicken's toes into a sterile
> basin (with autoclaved pond water) and see what grows...? ;)

Or get some chicken legs from a processing plant, or legs similar to the
ones you think belong to the birds transferring the eggs. Tie them to a
stick and "walk" them through the grass beds and see if the eggs really do
stick to the legs and feet.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

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