Orkney Ringing Group

Orkney Ringing Group

Colour Ringed Sanderling

Interesting Recoveries

Listed below are some of the more interesting recoveries received by the Group.  They are listed either because they are long distance movements, unusual movements or because they give an indication of the birds longevity.

Red-throated Diver  

   

1319996 

Pull 

27/07/95 

Hoy  

Long dead   

29/05/08  

Montrose, Tayside       239km

 

 

 

 

Storm Petrel

 

 

 

POL N03445

08/06/07 

Ponte de Almadena, Faro, Algarve, Portugal

controlled

 

27/07/07

North Ronaldsay        2518km

 

 

 

 

Sanderling  

 

 

 

NT05918     

6  

15/05/07 

North Ronaldsay 

sighted colour rings

 

11/08/08  

Midvagur, Vagur, Faeroes

       

NT05848   

6

28/04/05   

North Ronaldsay 

sighted colour rings

16/09/07 

Penmarche, Brittany, France   

sighted colour rings

 

28/12/08  

Penmarche, Brittany, France   

       

Purple Sandpiper

 

 

 

ISR 872111

19/05/03

Garskagi, Midnes, Gullbringu, Iceland

sighted colour rings

 

10/03/05  

Newark Bay, Deerness  1201km ESE  

sighted colour rings

 

09/11/05  

Newark Bay, Deerness   

sighted colour rings

 

29/01/06

Newark Bay, Deerness

 

 

 

 

ISR 872016

6M

07/05/05 

Hafurbjarnarstadir, Midnes, Iceland

sighted colour rings

 

29/01/06

Newark Bay, Deerness   1202km ESE

 

 

 

 

ISR 872076     

6

08/05/06

Garskagi, Midnes, Gullbringu, Iceland

sigthed colour rings

 

07/03/07

Brough of Birsay           1159km ESE

 

 

 

 

ISR 872079

6

08/05/06 

Garskagi, Midnes, Gullbringu, Iceland  

sighted colour rings

 

11/12/07

North Wick, Papa Westray 1167km ESE

 

 

 

 

ISR 872334

09/05/05 

Nesjar, Midnes, Gullbringu, Iceland  

sighted colour rings

 

02/02/06  

Sands of Evie                   1170km ESE

controlled      

 

17/02/07

Sands of Evie

 

 

 

 

Swallow

 

 

 

N854985 

3

12/09/99 

Graemeshall Loch, Holm  

controlled 

 

19/09/00

Ratvikvatnet, Alesund, More og Romsdal, Norway 638km NE

 

 

 

 

P715319 

3  

24/07/03  

Graemeshall Loch, Holm

dead, hit glass  

 

05/06/04 

Helset, Averoy, More og Romsdal,Norway             721km NE

 

 

 

 

P715367 

26/07/03 

Graemeshall Loch, Holm    

controlled

 

01/10/03 

Canal Vell, Deltebre, Tarragona, Spain       2028km S

 

 

 

 

T359351

Pull

02/07/05   

Bossack, Tankerness           

controlled 

 

19/02/07 

Middleburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa 9895km SSE

 

 

 

 

Meadow Pipit

 

 

 

A431904   

Pull

28/06/79 

Yesnaby, Sandwick     

Dead 

 

08/12/79 

San Fernando, Cadiz, Spain        2516km S

 

 

 

 

K934045 

19/09/98   

Longhouse, St. Ola     

Long Dead

 

25/08/00  

Skalanes, Seyisfjordur, Nordur-Mula, Iceland     895km

 

 

 

 

R095105 

09/09/03

Quina, Firth     

Shot 

 

10/01/04  

Zarautz, Guipuzcoa, Spain   1750 km S