Federal Size ALUMINUM BUTT-END BANDS – Style 1242F

federal butt-end bird bands


Style 1242s___(Add your band size here to complete the style number.)

Example: 1242sF7B – applicator for Federal size 7B

• USGS Size Bird Bands  • Bird/Small Animal Leg Bands • Used by Fish & Wildlife Departments and Conservation Agencies, Zoos, etc. • Leg Bands for Migratory Birds: everything from a hummingbird to a swan


Please note – Not all colors available at all times. Please indicate second color choice or contact us for current stock.

Material Listed by Size:


Size 0A/0/1: .020 X 13/64 AL (Plain and Color)
(Plain, Black, Gray, White, Gold, Blue, Light Blue, Red, Light Red, Green, Light Green, Purple, Light Purple, Orange, Light Orange, Yellow Brown, Tan)

Size 1B/1P/1A/1D: .032 X 13/64 RDED
(Plain Aluminum Only)

Size 2/3/3A/3B: .032 X 1/4 AL WIRE
(Plain Aluminum Only)

Size 4Z/4AZ: .040 X 1/4 AL WIRE
(Plain Aluminum Only)

Size 4/4A/5/5A: .040 X 3/8 WIRE
(Plain Aluminum Only)

Size 6: .051 X 3/8 AL WIRE (Plain) or .050 x 3/8 AL WIRE (Color)
(Plain, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Gold, Purple, Black, White, Turquoise)

Size 7AZ/7BZ: .051 X 3/8 AL WIRE
(Plain Aluminum Only)

Size 7A/7/7B: .051 X 1/2 AL WIRE (Plain) or .050 x 1/2 ALUM (Color)
(Plain, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Gold, Purple, Black, White, Turquoise)

Size 8/8A/9: .061 X 5/8 AL WIRE (Plain) or .064 x 5/8 AL XE (Color)
(Plain, Red, Green)

Size 9C:.063 X 1-1/8 RD ED AL
(Plain Aluminum Only)

Stamped consecutive number. Special stamping available.

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Custom Stamped Logos available

All numbering will include preceding zeros. (Example: 001-100 instead of 1-100).

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For a complete list of band inside diameter, outside diameter, height and thickness.

APPLICATOR: Each size band requires its own size applicator.

Style 1242FS

bird band plier

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    colored bird bands

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    1242FFed Sizes: 0A,0,1A,1B,1P,1,1D1 lbB,F,H0.8400.6300.5600.5150.3800.3670.3580.3500.3450.2820.2690.256
    1242FFed Sizes: 2,3,3A,3B3 lbsB,F,H0.7200.4960.4290.3930.2900.2770.2680.2610.2550.2080.1990.189
    1242FFed Sizes: 4,4A,5,5A,6,6A4 lbsB,F,H0.7600.5300.4640.4280.3170.3060.2960.2890.2820.2330.2220.211
    1242FFed Sizes: 4Z,4AZ5 lbsB,F,H0.7700.5500.4750.4400.3230.3100.3000.2940.2880.2340.2220.211
    1242FFed Sizes: 7,7A,7B, 7AZ, 7BZ, 7C, 7D5 lbsB,F,H0.8200.6100.5300.4960.3660.3530.3440.3380.3310.2710.2580.245
    1242FC7AFed Sizes 7A: Alum "C" shape7 lbsB,F0.7800.5700.4870.4510.3340.3220.3120.3060.2990.2450.2340.222
    1242FFed Sizes: 8, 8A, 912 lbsB,F,H0.8800.6700.6100.5700.4130.3990.3910.3830.3780.3080.2930.279
    1242FC8Fed Size: 8: Alum "C" shape12 lbsB,F0.9300.7200.6500.6200.4450.4310.4220.4150.4100.3330.3170.303
    1242FFed Size: 9C12 lbsB,F1.9801.7801.7201.6901.2101.2001.1801.1801.1700.9400.8900.850
    1242SApplicators, Federal AL Band Sizes 0A-7B1 lb$40.00
    1242SApplicators, Federal AL Band Size 81 lb$46.00
    1242SApplicators, Federal AL Band Sizes 8A-91 lb$56.00

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