Foreign Ringed

These are local recoveries and sightings of foreign ringed birds that we are aware of - a large proportion of Black-headed Gulls wintering in the Thames Valley are from further east in Europe.

Foreign Colour ringed birds

 

 

 

T8AU

Kolonia Legowa, River Notec, Szamocin, Wielkopolskie, Poland

27 Jun 10

 

Savernake Lake, Bracknell, Berkshire, 1226 km, WSW, 153 days
seen by J O’Brien and Stephen Abbott

27 Nov - 4 Dec 11

 

Ringed as a chick and spending it’s first winter in Berkshire

 

 

 

 

K084

Sosnovaya Polyana, Sankt-Petersburg, Russia Federation

10/06/2010

 

Dinton Pastures, Hurst, Berkshire, 2150 km, WSW, 278 days
Seen by Adam Bassett

15/03/2011

 

Hosehill Lake LNR, Berkshire, 2162 km, WSW, 331 days
Seen by Ken Moore

07/05/2011

 

Ringed as a chick and spending it’s first spring and summer in Berkshire

 

 

 

 

N176

CTRU Gomecello, Salamanca, Spain

02/01/2011

 

Hosehill Lake LNR, Berkshire, 1206 km, NNE, 129 days
Seen by Ken Moore

11/05/2011

 

VRSU Pinto, Madrid, Spain

11/11/2011

 

Ringed as a first winter at a rubbish dump and visiting Berkshire briefly in it’s first summer. Possibly a British bred bird. Returned to a slightly different part of Spain for it’s second winter.

 

 

 

 

R17C

Oye Plage, Le Platier, Pas-de-Calais, France

07/06/2011

 

Lea Farm Gravel Pit, Hurst, Berkshire, 210 km, WNW, 50 days
Seen by Geoff Emmett

27/07/2011

 

Ringed as a chick - like some of our birds it moved quickly west after fledging.

 

Metal ringed birds

 

 

 

Denmark

Fiskeholm, Agernaes, Fyn, Denmark

8 Jun 1994

6254706

Freshly dead, Maiden Erlegh Park, Earley, Berkshire, 838 km, WSW
13 years 214 days

8 Jan 2008

 

 

 

Finland

Rovaniemi, Lappi, Finland

9 Jul 1998

ST198079

Field sighting Wokingham, Berkshire, 2,242km, SW, 9 years 223 days

 

 

 

 

Finland

Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland

22/07/2007

ST261425

Field sighting Caversham Bridge, Caversham, Berkshire, 1859 km, WSW,

3 yrs 154-157 days

23-26 Dec 2010

Map of Foreign ringed birds recorded locally

Foreign ringed Black-headed Gull Records

KEY

 

Age Codes

White

Ringing location

 

1

pullus (nestling or chick)

Gold 

1st Autumn (Jun-Oct)

 

2

fully grown, year of hatching unknown

Turquoise 

1st Winter (Nov-Mar)

 

3

hatched during current calendar year

Rose 

1st Summer (Apr-Jul)

 

4

hatched before current calendar year

Orange 

2nd Autumn (Aug-Oct)

 

5

hatched during previous calendar year

LBlue 

2nd Winter (Nov-Mar)

 

6

hatched more than 1 calendar years before

Pink 

2nd Summer (Apr-Jul)

 

7

definitely hatched 2 calendar years before

Brown

3rd Autumn (Aug-Oct)

 

8

hatched more than 2 calendar years before

Green 

3rd Winter (Nov-Mar)

 

9

definitely hatched 3 years before

Red 

Adult Summer (Apr-Jul)

 

10

hatched more than 3 calendar years before

Black

Adult Autumn (Aug-Oct)

 

11

definitely hatched 4 years before

DBlue

Adult Winter (Nov-Mar)

 

12

hatched more than 4 calendar years before

Lines are drawn between consecutive records and are the colour of the end record.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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