Blackcap Recoveries

Here are some of the earliest records of recoveries for Blackcap ringed by EDRG

Blackcap N448958

This 1st year female was ringed at Bellflask Quarry near Ripon on 7 November 1998 and was predated by a cat in Louth, Lincolnshire on 24 December 1998, a distance of some 136km (84 miles).

Blackcap Louth.jpg

Blackcap N823358

This bird was ringed as a juvenile on 4 July 1999 at High Batts, North Stainley and was controlled by the North Lancashire Ringing Group at Haysham Harbour some 23 days later on 27 July 1999 having travelled 91km (57 miles) in that time.

Blackcap Heysham.jpg

Blackcap N694295

This bird was ringed as an adult male on 11 July 1999 at Bellflask Quarry near Ripon and was found injured and dying, possibly hit by a stone! some 127 days later on 15 November 1999 having travelled 2714km (1696 miles) south to Ouled Teima, Morocco!

Blackcap Morocco.jpg


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