Posted by: PD | September 9, 2016

Better late than….Sand Martin Recovery from 2013!

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EDRG has just received notification of a recovery of a Sand Martin which was ringed at Ripon Parks in Ripon on the 17 July 2013 and re-trapped a month later in France. Sand Martin D131866, an adult female, travelled 923km (574 miles) south before being caught by a ringing group in  Hiers-Brouage, Charente-Maritime on the 9 August 2013. Notification of this, from France, has only just emerged! Pigeon poste existe toujours!!

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