Mute Swan

Some more old and not so old reports of Mute Swan

Mute Swan Z66786 

Ringed at Killingworth, Tyne and Wear, UK in Mach 1989 as a first winter bird, this was identified by it colour ring BLUE 3BU at Thorpe Perrow on the 22 May 1998 by EDRG. 81km/50 miles.

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Mute Swan U0817 

Ringed near BLYTH, Northumberland, UK on the 11 November 1990 with a Red Left Leg Colour ring, this swan was seen at Thorpe Perrow on the 22 May 1998 by EDRG.96km/60 miles

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Mute Swan W42846

Ringed by the Sorby Breck RG on the 22 August 2016 at Bishopthorpe, York, and with a colour ring combination left below knee RW(346Y), right below knee M. This swan was identified by the colour rings at Fountains Abbey on both the 29 December 2016 and the 11 January 2017 by EDRG. 37km/23 miles.

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Mute Swan W40382

Ringed by Sorby Breck RG on the 28 September 2015 at Roundhay, Leeds with a colour ring combination left below knee YN(482), right below knee M. This swan was seen and identified by its colour ring combination by EDRG on the 22 December 2016 at Glasshouses, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. 29km/18 miles

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STUDLEY SIGNETS

More cygnets were colour ringed at Studley Park recently. They are Red darvics  XFB, XFD and XFF. If you see these swans at all or any other Red Darvic rings please leave a comment on this page or tweet @JillWarwick or @EDRInging.

A few pictures (© Mollie Thomas)  from last Sunday of the three cygnets which were ringed at Lightwater Valley theme park, walking sedately back to the water – they are Red – XDY, XDZ and XFA. If you see these swans at anytime, please leave a comment or tweet @JillWarwick or @EDRInging.

Mute Swan controlled near Doncaster

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Mute Swan W11446 ringed as an adult and fitted with red darvic TYX has been controlled by the Sorby Beck RG at Campsall, near Doncaster. Ringed on the 5 September 2004 the swan was re caught in Campsall on the 12 August 2016. At least 12 years old, the bird had travelled 50km (31 miles) south.

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Mute Swan Ringing at Kingfisher Caravan Park, Knaresborough

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Kingfisher Caravan Park

Busy ringing swans at Kingfisher Caravan Park, Knaresborough recently. The adult female seen here had been previously ringed. Look out for these RED darvic cygnets and their mother.

Adult Female is RED XCL

The cygnets are RED XDJ, XDK, XDL, XDN, XDP, XDS, XDT

Any sightings, please contact Jill Warwick at @JillWarwick or @EDRInging or leave a comment.

Please see the link to the Mute Swan page Mute Swans

MUTE SWAN RINGING AT RIPON RACECOURSE MARCH 2015

The left hand picture shows Mute Swan with Darvic XBK at Lightwater Valley

  

Mute Swan Recoveries

Mute Swan ZY0180

Ringed on the 22 January 2009 at Allerton Bywater by the Sorby Breck RG, this bird was seen at Coney Garth, Knaresborough on the 7 February 2016, a distance of 31km (19 miles).

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Mute Swan ZZ5832

This bird was ringed as a juvenile on 16 August 2008 at Newburgh Priory, North Yorkshire by the Sorby Breck RG and was seen 27km (17 miles) away at Lightwater Valley, North Stainley on the 21 January 2016.

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Mute Swan W40375

Ringed by the Sorby Breck RG at Bradford Moor Park, Bradford on the 18 September 2015, this bird was seen again on the 15 January 2016 and again on the 27 January 2016 at Glasshouses, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. A distance of 32km (2o miles).

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Mute Swan Z65279

This swan was ringed as a juvenile on the 17 July 1993 at Billingham, Stockton -on-Tees by the Tees Ringing Group. It was seen on the 20 August 2000 at Bar Lane Gravel Pit, Knaresborough, a distance of 65km (40 miles) but sadly later found dead at Hay-a-Park, Knaresborough on the 27 December 2007.

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Swan Z97087 (original ring U8134)

This swan was originally ringed by the Severn Valley RG at Coney Garth, Knaresborough on the 16 March 1996 and then re-trapped and re-ringed by the EDRG at the same venue on the 22 August 1999.

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