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

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

FV48620

5 Ringed 14 Jan 1978 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, England
Found dead 30 Apr 1980 Bolsward, Exmorra, The Netherlands 669km ENE 2y 3m 16d

FV62272

3 Ringed 24 Nov 1979 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, England
Found dead 26 Mar 1980 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, England 0km 0y 4m 2d

SS78869

5 Ringed 18 Mar 1968 Lower Hamworthy, England
Recaptured 24 Nov 1979 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, England 101km W 11y 8m 6d

FS28043

6 M Ringed 26 Jul 1974 Demperston, Auchtermuchty, Scotland
Recaptured 08 Sep 1979 Mewstone, Wembury, England 665km S 5y 1m 13d

FV62214

8 Ringed 11 Nov 1978 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, England
Found dead 07 Aug 1979 Byparken, Bergen, Norway 1216km NNE 0y 8m 27d

FV24970

6 Ringed 07 Jul 1978 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, England
Found dead 14 May 1979 Stenness, Scotland 931km N 0y 10m 7d

FV61051

3 Ringed 11 Aug 1978 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, England
Found dead 08 Apr 1979 Saint-Jean-le-Thomas, Avranches, Manche, France 312km SE 0y 7m 28d

FV42689

5 Ringed 07 Aug 1978 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, England
Found dead 24 Dec 1978 Trégastel, Côtes-d'Armor, France 213km SSE 0y 4m 17d

Map of recoveries

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

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