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The “Nonnac” Method of netting wild birds.


A propulsive device called a "Nonnac" was used to capture 2060 Galahs between 1971 and 1976 in the Western Australian Wheatbelt.  Two nets each 36 m2 were projected by Nonnacs over birds feeding at prebaited sites.  The Nonnac itself, its manufacture, and the use of this technique for capturing Galahs are described in detail.

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