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

FV24982

5 Ringed 07 Jul 1978 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, GB & NI
Found dead 01 Jun 1981 Ballater, Scotland 716km N 2y 10m 25d

FV48944

8 Ringed 07 Jul 1978 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, GB & NI
Recaptured 08 Apr 1981 Craigendowie, Glen Lethnot, Scotland 691km N 2y 9m 1d

FV62505

8 Ringed 13 Dec 1980 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, GB & NI
Found injured 28 Mar 1981 Harray, Scotland 937km N 0y 3m 15d

FV61199

3 Ringed 24 Aug 1980 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, Cornwall, GB & NI
Found dead 21 Feb 1981 Trevorrick, near Padstow, England 6km W 0y 5m 28d

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, GB & NI
Recaptured 13 Dec 1980 Dawlish Warren, Exe Estuary, Devon, GB & NI 0km 13y 1m 1d

SS61925

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

FS42308

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

FV61180

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

FS49019

6 Ringed 31 May 1972 Skokholm, Wales
Recaptured 24 Aug 1980 Camel Estuary, Wadebridge, Cornwall, GB & NI 133km SSE 8y 2m 24d

Map of recoveries

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

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