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Thursday, 29 July 2021

The importance of sending in reports of colour ringed birds.

The importance of sending in reports of colour ringed birds.

RSPB Liverpool local group at Southport Marine Lake, confirming two travellers have returned, 2X63 from Poland Flag of Poland and 2X64 from Russia Flag of Russia - our furthest known travelled bird at 2552km! Both birds ringed on same day at Southport in Dec 2020


Recapture History
Ring Age/ Capture
number Type Date Init Details
Black-headed Gull
EG50762 N 4 10/12/20 SWP Southport, Merseyside
O 6 Sighted (NR) 11/02/21 Southport, Merseyside (63 days)
S 6 Sighted (NR) 27/03/21 Kolobrzeg, Zachodnio-pomorskie, Poland (1216 km, E, 107 days)
O 0 Sighted (NR) 28/07/21 Southport, Merseyside (230 days)


Recapture History
Ring Age/ Capture
number Type Date Init Details
Black-headed Gull
EG50763 N 4 10/12/20 SWP Southport, Merseyside
O 4 Sighted (NR) 19/01/21 Southport, Merseyside (40 days)
S 6 Sighted (NR) 31/03/21 River Lazur, Tver, Tver' O. (form. Kalinin O.), Russia Federation
(2552 km, E, 111 days)
O 0 Sighted (NR) 28/07/21 Southport, Merseyside (230 days)



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