Devon and Cornwall Wader Ringing Group

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Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus recoveries

These birds ringed by the Devon and Cornwall Wader Ringing Group have been recovered elsewhere, or have been ringed elsewhere and re-captured or re-sighted by us. Click on a ring number to see a life history for that bird and a map of its known movements.

Ring number Age / sex Activity Date Location Movement Duration

FV61125

3 Ringed 22 Aug 1979 Rock, Wadebridge, ENGLAND
Found dead 14 Dec 1980 Bracklesham Bay, ENGLAND 285km E 1y 3m 22d

SS61921

2 Ringed 12 Nov 1967 Dawlish Warren NNR, Devon, UK
Recaptured 13 Dec 1980 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, ENGLAND 0km 13y 1m 1d

SS61925

3 Ringed 28 Dec 1967 Dawlish Warren NNR, Devon, UK
Recaptured 13 Dec 1980 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, ENGLAND 0km 12y 11m 15d

FS42308

1 Ringed 25 Jun 1972 West Mainland, SCOTLAND
Recaptured 13 Dec 1980 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, ENGLAND 933km S 8y 5m 18d

FV61180

3 Ringed 24 Aug 1980 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, ENGLAND
Found dead 01 Oct 1980 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, ENGLAND 0km 0y 1m 7d

FS49019

6 Ringed 31 May 1972 Skokholm, WALES
Recaptured 24 Aug 1980 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, ENGLAND 133km SSE 8y 2m 24d

FV24987

4 Ringed 07 Jul 1978 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, ENGLAND
Found dead 19 Aug 1980 Fort Mahon, FRANCE 354km E 2y 1m 12d

FV48964

8 Ringed 08 Sep 1978 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, ENGLAND
Found dead 15 Aug 1980 The Wig, Loch Ryan, Kirkcolm, SCOTLAND 496km NNW 1y 11m 7d

FV48920

6 Ringed 07 Jul 1978 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, ENGLAND
Found dead 12 Jul 1980 Nærbø, Rogaland, NORWAY 1065km NNE 2y 0m 5d

FV42807

3 Ringed 07 Aug 1978 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, ENGLAND
Recaptured 15 Jun 1980 Wig, Bangor, WALES 305km N 1y 10m 8d

Map of recoveries

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Blue markers indicate the ringing location and red markers the recovery or re-sighting location.

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