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Ringed Gull Recovery - PVPS

Permalink 08:04:10, Categories: additional photos  

Ring recovery PVPS
Ring recovery

30th October 2012 Found on beach at Busaiteen, Muharraq Island, Bahrain at 08:50 local time (+3Hrs GMT) at location 26°15'47.92"N 50°35'17.82"E

Looking like a 2plus Heuglini Gull however was ringed in a colony of Caspian Gulls at Selitba lake, Penza oblast, Russia, ringed as a chick in 2011

Grzegorz Neubauer
Ornithological Station
Museum and Institute of Zoology PAS
Nadwislanska 108, 80-680 Gdansk, Poland

rings: MOSKWA C-525106, plastic yellow PVSP
species: Larus cachinnans group
age: nestling
date: 18.06.2011
place: Selitba Lake, Penza oblast, Russia, central point of the lake: 53°10'11.04"N, 46°50'9.84"E
Ringer: Larisa Plusnina et al.
This is the first recovery of this individual, and the third we got from this colony. Previous were from Israel and Poland.
The bird being ringed as a Chick - a rather big one at that
Gull chick



Marsh Harrier Ringed

Permalink 08:37:53, Categories: Bahrain Banding Project  

Abdulla and I were at Hamalah experimental farm I was watching the birds, he was ringing Swallows using a tape lure on one occassion as he went to recovery some birds from the net up popped this Marsh Harrier attracted to the area by the tape lure. In no time at all we had baited a trap caught, ringed and released the individual; a first for the ringing project which with the departure of Brendan back to Ireland is now continued by Abdulla.

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Another Tern Recovery

Permalink 10:37:08, Categories: Bahrain Banding Project  

Professor B Kavanagh

05 October 2012

Dear Brendan

Here are the details of a recovery of one of your birds.

Species: Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis Scheme: GBT Ring no: DE64753

Ringing details
Age: 1 Sex: unknown Sex meth: - P.ringed: - P.alive: - Condition: -
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: - Act2: -

Ringing date: 22-Jun-2012
Reg code: --- Place code: SJARIM Site name: Al Jarim Island South, near Bahrain, Bahrain & Qatar
County code: AZ00 Grid ref: ------ Co-ords: 26deg 23min N 50deg 28min E
Hab1: J1 Hab2: --

Biometrics: Wing: -- mm. Weight: -- g. Time: --hrs


Ringer: B Kavanagh, 4736
Finding details
Ring not verified Age: - Sex: - Sex meth: -
Colour marks added: - Metal marks added: - Act1: - Act2:

Finding date: 10-Sep-2012
Reg code: --- Place code: --- Site name: Gholvad, Maharshtra, Maharashtra, India
County code: INBO Grid ref: Co-ords: 20deg 5min N 72deg 43min E
Hab1: -- Hab2:

Biometrics: Wing: -- mm. Weight: -- g. Time: --hrs

Finding condition: 1:01 Movement: WA
Dead Bird Found
Remarks: On tideline

Duration: 80 days Distance: 2376 km Direction: 108deg (ESE)
Finder: Divyesh Desai, 401702, India, e:

Reference 25092012WEB

BTO, The Nunnery, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2PU. Tel 01842 750050 e: w:
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