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Banded Stilt

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Hi Daniel, I thought you might also be interested in this paper which has recently been published from our work. In it we make reference to your net gun as our capture method. We have been promoting it to a number of colleagues as a safe, humane method for capturing small samples of birds. Hopefully […]

Published Scientific Research with the Super Talon

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

A new means of catching shorebirds: the Super Talon Net Gun Darryl B. Edwards & H. Grant Gilchrist Tracking the migrations of Pacific Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis fulva) between Hawaii and Alaska: New insight on flight performance, breeding ground destinations, and nesting from birds carrying light level geolocators Oscar W. Johnson 1, Lauren Fielding 2, James W. […]

Golden Plovers Pacific Project Success with Super Talon

Friday, September 21st, 2012

We’ve attached a copy of a recently published paper from our Pacific project. Many of the birds involved in these studies were captured with the Super Talon. In fact, without the latter it’s doubtful that we would have been able to complete the work. To my knowledge, these papers represent the most productive bird studies […]

A Special Goose Rescue

Monday, May 7th, 2012

From our friends at the Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team (SMART) comes this video and note on using the Talon to capture a bird in distress: “Hello, just wanted to share this video of our successful capture of a Canadian Goose with an arrow through its rear area. We had made several attempts to rescue […]

Catching for Science

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Field biologist catching multiple birds without harm.

Catch of the Day

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Avian researcher Reinhard Vohwinkel is credited with the “catch of the day” in Bonn Germany. Coming on a Goose severely handicapped by a treble hooked fishing lure called a “Wobbler” which had pierced the webbing of the foot of the bird, this field biologist captured the injured animal quickly and harmlessly using the Super Talon […]

Canadian High Arctic Bird Capture

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

In a recent field expedition biologist Mark Mafti is shown capturing Sabine’s Gulls at a field site in the Canadian High Arctic in northern Nunavut. Dr. Mafti commented about the service and support he received from us by saying, “your customer service, your willingness to stand behind your product and your generosity are rare in […]

Consumer Alert

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

We at Advanced Weapons Technology Inc. are dedicated to insuring that the product you receive is the finest quality and appropriate for catching the intended target species. We are also dedicated to supporting the product after you’ve purchased it and for providing spare parts and technical assistance. In recent month there have been companies clipping […]

Bird Control in Food Processing Plants

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

One of the most persistent and difficult problems facing corporate sanitarians is the control of birds in food processing plants and storage areas. Birds such as house sparrows, pigeons, starlings, and bats, represent a major health problem by spreading droppings, feathers, and carrying a host of pathogens that can cause in excess of 60 dangerous […]

Meet Sherman!

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Sherman is a goose from the Great Lakes area. While cruising through the water, Sherman entangled himself in a piece of fishing line. The fishing line embedded itself into the goose’s upper thigh causing his leg to be horribly swollen and painful. Without the assistance of a vet, Sherman probably wouldn’t have made it much […]