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