Devon and Cornwall Wader Ringing Group


Curlew Numenius arquata 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


4 Ringed 11 Feb 1978 Plymouth, England
Recaptured 10 Sep 1979 Aylburton Warth, Lydney, England 185km NE 1y 6m 30d


4 Ringed 09 Aug 1978 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, Cornwall, GB & NI
Found dead 23 Jul 1979 Drawski Mlyn, Drawsko, Poland 1461km ENE 0y 11m 14d

Map of recoveries

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

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