Bird Trapper

Trap birds to serve as brood stock, for exhibition, or other purposes.
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What do Bird Trappers do?

Traps birds to serve as brood stock, or for exhibition, extermination, identification, or relocation: Selects and sets traps, nets, or cages according to size, habits, and habitat of bird and reasons for trapping. Walks about area to drive quarry toward traps or net or patrols trap-line periodically to inspect setting. Releases quarry from trap or net and transfers it to cage. Kills birds or secures identification tag to bird and releases it. May locate and flush ground birds into nets, using dogs.

Should I be a Bird Trapper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Beaver Trapper, Bounty Trapper, Fur Trapper, Game Trapper, Muskrat Trapper, Nuisance Trapper, Trapper, Trapper, Bird See More

    How to become a Bird Trapper

    Most Bird Trappers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9kceaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|bachelor%27s+%286%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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