THE BOOK OF DUCK DECOYS.
| Yet on they go, for are they not conscious of the dreadful form of the Decoyman ever behind and even approaching them ? * (See illustration facing page 34.)|
Finally, instead of escaping, poor deluded birds! they are taken in the tunnel net that forms the tail of the pipe, panting and exhausted.
|How all this is achieved without another bird in the Decoy being alarmed will presently be seen.|
|THE METHODS USED BY THE DECOYMAN TO DECOY THE DUCKS OUT OF THE DECOY POND INTO|
THE PIPES, AND THE REASONS WHY HE IS ABLE TO BRING ABOUT THIS RESULT.
|We have just seen what occurs when the ducks are enticed far enough up the pipe for the Decoyman to drive them into the tunnel net|
|* It was the custom long ago for a Decoyman to sport a scarlet coat, believing that therein he was an object of greater terror to the fowl when driving them.|