Bird snare

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A bird snare is a type of trap used in the Hunter skill. The bird snaring technique is used to catch several birds. With the required Hunter level, the player may set up a bird snare and wait for a bird to apporach the trap.

If the prey is successfully caught, the snare will trap the bird, and the player will have the option to "check" the trap. If not successful, the trap will still snap, and the player will have to reset it. A bird snare will not catch birds if the user is standing directly on the bird snare.

Smoking a trap will increase the catch rate by +2%.[1] Due to the low increase of the catch rate, most players believe that smoking traps doesn't justify the extra actions it takes.

Bird snares may be bought from Aleck Aleck's Hunter Emporium in Yanille or the Nardah Hunter Shop in Nardah. One can also be obtained one for free at Land's End, in one of the boxes in the bank.

Creatures[edit | edit source]

The following Hunter creatures may be caught using the box trapping technique.

HunterHunter icon.png Creature Exp. Location
1 Crimson swift.png Crimson swift 34 Feldip Hunter area
5 Golden warbler.png Golden warbler 47 Uzer Hunter area
9 Copper longtail.png Copper longtail 61 Piscatoris Hunter area and Kourend Woodland
11 Cerulean twitch.png Cerulean twitch 64.6 Rellekka Hunter area
19 Tropical wagtail.png Tropical wagtail 95 Feldip Hunter area

Multiple traps[edit | edit source]

Bird snaring can be done with multiple traps at once, with the maximum amount of traps depending on the player's Hunter level.

HunterHunter icon.png Traps
1 1
20 2
40 3
60 4
80 5

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 2 Nov 2016. (Archived from the original on 15 Aug 2019.) Mod Ash: "+2% for the smoke, +3% for the bait."