Pigeon Band Comparison

Not sure which pigeon leg band is the best for your needs? Check out our comparison chart to find the best identification for your birds.


National Band & Tag
Other Companies
(On Amazon)
Seamless Bands Plastic Seamless Band (Style 2408)

Text runs vertically up the band, number is horizontal.

8 mm inside diameter

8 colors available

Bands must be put on newborns within first week.

Aluminum inside, plastic outside.

Text runs horizontally across the band

8 mm inside diameter

Bands with a Seam Aluminum Butt-End Band (Style 1242-10)

Text runs horizontally across the band

7.95 mm inside diameter

Applicator (Style 1242S10) is required to close the band.

12 colors available

Plastic Spiral Bands (Style 2105)
7.937 mm inside diameter
11 colors
No customization

Bands can be put on squabs or adults.

Text runs horizontally across the band

8 mm inside diameter

Clips together to close

Multiple colors available depending on brand.

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