Black Headed Gull Project

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Here are some recent sightings of BHG’s ringed by EDRG.

Black Headed Gull ET60265 

Ringed at Upper Barden as a pulli on the 22 June 1997. This bird was found dead by the River Keer near Marsh House Farm in Lancashire on the 14 August 2016. This bird was 19 years old and had travelled 55km (34 miles) from the ringing site.

Marsh House Farm

Black Headed Gull EG40866

Ringed at Upper Barden as a pulli on the 25 June 2000. This bird was found dead on the 12 August 2016 in Sutton in Craven. The bird was 16 years old and had travelled only 14km from its ringing site.

Black Headed Gull EL02436

Ringed at Upper Barden as a pulli on the 16 June 2002. This bird was also colour ringed with markings Left below knee RW92H96. This bird was predated by a cat in Otley, West Yorkshire on the 8 August 2016. This bird was 14 years old but had travelled only 22km from its ringing site.

Black Headed Gull EW28524

Ringed at Upper Barden as a pulli on the 25 June 2006. This bird was found dead in Skipton, North Yorkshire on the 3 August 2016. It was 10 yeas old and had travelled only 6km from its original ringing site.

BHG skipton otley

Black Headed Gull EL57460

Ringed at Upper Barden, North Yorkshire on the 13 June 2004, this BHG was seen in Booterstown, Dublin on the 11 January 2016, a distance of 288km (179 miles).

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