Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

Fishing and Hunting Implements

bird trap

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Bird Trap

Ja Daobojinthi



It is a bird trap used for traditional way of capturing and hunting birds. This is made of finely skinned small bamboo sticks delicately tied with jute threads, which are replaced with nylon threads now-a-days. The bamboo sticks are tied together in square shape. Nylon threads are skillfully wrapped around the surface of the trap. With this traps, birds can be trapped alive. These are frequently used in the agricultural fields to prevent damage by the wild birds.

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