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Welcome! We are pleased to announce as of Spring 2017, the Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO)
has purchased Avinet
inventory and operations, including resuming mist net production in our Maine facility.
We operate both Avian Research Supplies and Avinet, www.avinet.com. If you are placing an order on both sites,
please contact us via email (afonets@briloon.org) about combining orders to save on shipping.
We will be developing a new website over the next few months and we are looking forward to providing our loyal customers,
from both Avinet and Avian Research Supplies, with the best selection of quality research materials for all of your needs.
Please keep checking back for updates!




Aluminum Banding Pliers
Our Price: $160.00

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Semipalmated Sandpiper
Our Price: $80.00
Known as the "bird bander's bible" in the field. The ID Guide to North American Birds is an in-depth technical guide for bird researchers, and includes 395 species and 857 subspecies from Columbidae to Ploceidae.  Data includes plumage, molt patterns, measurements (wing, tail, bill, tarsus, and mass), sexing and ageing for each species. These ultra-lightweight, 2-hole aluminum banding pliers open and close band sizes 0A through 1A. The pliers feature an opening pin mounted on the front and contain a magnet that attracts the handles together and holds the band in the pliers. These pliers are rust resistant and work great in salt water research sites.

Not intended for use on stainless steel bands, the pins will break.
These life-size Semipalmated Sandpiper decoys are available in both feeding or standing positions. Each decoy is hand-carved out of Atlantic white cedar and hand painted to create a very realistic depiction of the species. Each decoy comes with a dowel and wood base. We currently have 1 decoy in the feeding position and 1 in the standing position. More decoys can be made to order, please email us at afonets@briloon.org to inquire about a larger order. Please allow additional time for decoys to made if we do not have them in stock.
61mm mesh mist net, 12m length, black nylon
ARS Swiss Army Knife
Our Price: $27.00
X3 - 4.5mm - (2, 2A, 3)
Our Price: $0.27
Our 61mm mist nets are best used for medium sized birds such as towhees, blackbirds, jays, thrashers, small owls, sparrow hawks, sharp-shinned hawks, doves, grackles, and larger thrushes.

A copy of your federal bird banding permit is required to purchase this item. Please email it to afonets@briloon.org. Thank you.
ARS Classic SD Red Swiss Army Knife. This miniature tool is small enough (length of 2.25") to fit in your banding kit or in your pocket in the field.  It features a small blade, scissors, nail file with screwdriver tip, toothpick, tweezers and key ring. Darvic color bands size X3.  Recommended for use with birds that typically require a 2, 2A, or 3 aluminum band.  Colors available: black, grey, red, mid-blue, mid-green, pastel blue, yellow, white, orange, and brown.