[CT Birds] Bird Calls For Hunters: A Little OT

Christopher Lovell ctlovell at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 09:05:03 EST 2012


Owl calls are used by turkey hunters to cause turkeys to gobble,
thereby making them easier to locate.

Chris



Sent from my iPhone

On Nov 10, 2012, at 8:59, Frank Mantlik <mantlik at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Marty,
> It might be a tool used by those who hunt crows.  Though I don't know why anyone
> would want to eat crow.
>
>
> Frank Mantlik
> Stratford
>
>
>
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> From: Marty Swanhall <swanhallm at gmail.com>
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> Sent: Sat, November 10, 2012 8:56:00 AM
> Subject: [CT Birds] Bird Calls For Hunters: A Little OT
>
> While channel surfing this morning, I stopped at Modern Marvels on the
> History Channel and the show was talking about devices used by hunters.
>
> The show mentioned, showed, and demonstrated bird calls hunters use to
> attract birds such as Snow Goose, Turkey, etc.  But it also talked about
> Owl calls.
>
> I had always thought that hunting any bird of prey was illegal in the US -
> so why would hunters be interested in Owl calls?
>
> Marty in Woodbury
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