Is it save to share bird trap information ?

I have a question ....Do you think that it is save to post information about bird traps. I have many schemes about traps ,but I haven't posted them because I thought that bad people can see them and use those traps for killing birds or selling them ...

Please tell me your opinion. I want to share the information with other bird ringers ,but I'm not sure how to secure the information.

So help me with some advice please !


Comments

  1. Hi.
    I would say definitely NOT. anybody could be reading your blog and not everybody would use any information you give with good intent. I know for certain that if any ringer here in the UK gave out any information of this type they would lose their licence!

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  2. You are probably best keeping quiet about traps. As some people could do illegal things with them.

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  3. Yes . I thought about it and I won't share anything here.The risk is too big. I wanted to help other ringers ,but thats not the way :)

    Happy ringing !

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  4. Better if you not share with us.

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  5. Best not to share only one to one with people you know and trust.

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  6. I only share information with fellow ringers/banders and this is a one on one basis. I am always looking at new ways other than using mist nets and bal-chatri's, and have made a great trap for seedeaters at my feeders but I only share with known ringers. I would love to see some traps but please do not post them.

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