Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Narrative Report, February to December 1942

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Title

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Narrative Report, February to December 1942

Description

This report on the wildlife populations and weather conditions of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Utah, mentions a group of Pintail ducks who ended up on Palmyra in August of that year.

No explanation is given or reason understood, but other sources say all the birds, who were banded and thus identified, were returned to the refuge.

Creator

United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service

Source

Data.gov

Date

January 1943

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Paper

Language

English

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One very interesting and unusual return has just been received; that of a male pintail banded at this refuge August 15, 1942, after recovering from botulism, was found exhausted by Arthur R. Murphy, Ensign, U.S. Navy, at the Naval Air Station, Palmyra Island, T.H.

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Paper

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Citation

United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, “Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Narrative Report, February to December 1942,” Palmyra Archive, accessed May 29, 2017, http://palmyraarchive.org/items/show/104.

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