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 approach 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 for free by searching the south-western crate in Hugor's house at Land's End.

Bird snares are also obtainable from a Hunter kit, the only way native to the Fremennik region to acquire one and necessary to complete the Fremennik Diary.

Creatures[edit | edit source]

The following Hunter creatures may be caught using the bird snaring technique.

Hunter Creature Exp. Location
1 Crimson swift.png Crimson swift 34 Feldip Hunter area, Isle of Souls and Kebos Swamp
5 Golden warbler.png Golden warbler 47 Uzer Hunter area
9 Copper longtail.png Copper longtail 61 Piscatoris Hunter area, Isle of Souls 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.

Hunter Traps
1 1
20 2
40 3
60 4
80 5

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Item sources[edit | edit source]

Spawns[edit | edit source]

Location Members Spawns Map
Isle of Souls - near spinning wheelMember icon.png1Maplink

This spawn cannot be picked up by Iron accounts.

Also found in the Crate in the south part of the bank in Land's End

Shop locations[edit | edit source]

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Aleck's Hunter Emporium.Yanille503sCoins 5.png 6Coins 3.png 3Member icon.png
Nardah Hunter Shop.Nardah503sCoins 5.png 6Coins 3.png 3Member icon.png

References[edit | edit source]

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