Posted by: PD | October 31, 2018

Recently controlled birds, Autumn 2018. Avocet found in France!

Below is information for birds which EDRG has recently ringed and have been controlled or are birds which EDRG has controlled . Please look at the following link for all Lesser Redpoll information Lesser Redpoll recoveries

Avocet EW28900

Ringed at Nosterfield NR on the 28 June 2016 as a pulli and colour flagged, Yellow DX was found dead on the 19 October at Baie de Sallenelles, Calvados, France having flown 560km due south. Since being ringed, this Avocet had previously been sighted at Alkborough Flats, Lincs, on the 13 August 2016, Salthome Pools, Billingham, Stockton-On-Tees on the 17 May 2017 and subsequently on the 10 and 26 May 2018 and finally at Fairburn Ings on the 26 May 2018 before being found in France! See the following link for more about this bird  and also the related pages on this Blog. Avocet Ringing

French Avocet

Lesser Redpoll AHD0872 

Ringed at Ripon Parks by EDRG on the 19 October 2018 as a first year male, this bird was controlled at Thorpe Marsh, South Yorkshire, UK on the 28 October, a distance of 78km SSE. See Lesser Redpoll page for map. Lesser Redpoll recoveries

Swallow Y677143

Ringed by Landguard RG on the 25 August 2018 as a juvenile and controlled by EDRG at Nosterfield Quarry Reedbed on the 2 September 2018 just 8 days later but 306km in a northerly direction!

Swallow Suffolk

Reed Bunting AYA9768

Ringed in Spennithorne, North Yorkshire on the 30 September 2017 as a juvenile female and controlled by EDRG at Nosterfield Quarry Reedbed, some 17km away in a south easterly direction on the 14 August 2018.

Spennithorne

Lesser Redpoll Z834956

Ringed by the Hersham RG at Queen Mary Reservoir, Surrey on the 3 November 2015 and controlled by EDRG almost three years later at Ripon Parks on the 24 October 2018. This bird had travelled a distance of 314km in a NNW direction. See Lesser Redpoll page for map. Lesser Redpoll recoveries

Lesser Redpoll APB6192

Ringed by Wintersett RG at Anglers Country Park, Wakefield on the 8 April 2018 and controlled by EDRG at Ripon Parks on the 15 October 2018, a distance of 60km in a northerly direction. See Lesser Redpoll page for map. Lesser Redpoll recoveries

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