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Colour-ringed Black-tailed Godwit in Christchurch Harbour

Details of the colour-ringed birds seen in 2003/2004 are given below. Please also visit http://www.uea.ac.uk/~b072834/ for more details of this project. If you seen these or any other birds please email us and we will pass the information on. Multiple sightings are welcome.

Bird 1:

Left leg: long white ring engraved A6 above knee, short red ring below knee.
Right leg: short yellow ring over short red ring above right knee.

20 Sep 02 ringed at Farlington as a juvenile male. C30 resightings so far on file
for this bird:

6 October 02 last record from Langstone Harbour
14 December 02 Fishbourne, Chichester Harbour
7 records in Chichester Harbour till 21 April 03
24 & 26 April 03 at Farlington
30 April 03 Thorney
3-10 May 03 Pagham Harbour
20 & 21 August 03 at Felixstowe, Suffolk
10, 14 & 28 October 03 in Chichester Harbour
4 -7 November 03 in Pagham Harbour
7 December 03 at Fishbourne Channel, Chichester Harbou r
13 December 03 Stanpit Marsh

Bird 2:

Left leg: short white ring above knee, short red ring below knee.
Right leg: short green ring over short yellow ring above knee.

20 October 95 ringed at Farlington on as an adult male. 71 resightings so far on file. Summary as follows:

04 November 95 Warsash, River Hamble
06 November 95 Langstone Hbr
20 January 96 Pennington
24 August 96 -12 October 96 Farlington/Langstone
19 & 26 December 96 Pennington
22 February 97 Needs Ore, Beaulieu River
23 March 97 Keyhaven
27 September 97 Farlington
22 November 97 Langstone
2 September -17 December 98 Farlington/Langstone
11 & 22 January 99 Fishbourne, Chichester Harbour
11 & 23 April 00 Ouse Washes, Cambs
20 January 01 Portsmouth Harbour
19 & 25 February 01 Keyhaven/Pennington
7 August 01 Iceland 63 33'N 19 47'W
9 October 01 - 8 March 02 Farlington/Langstone
25 September 02 - 24 November 02 Farlington/langstone
2 & 5 January 03 Titchfield Haven NNR
12 January 03 Avon Valley
8 April 03 Ouse Washes
9 November 03 Cowards Marsh, Christchurch
13 December 03 Stanpit Marsh

Bird 3:

Left leg: long yellow ring above knee.
Right leg: short pale green ring over short red ring above knee.

Ringed on 12 July 02 Road 812 n of Akureyri, north Iceland at 549922 812322
at 21:13hrs ringed by Ruth Croger from Hampshire
. Click here for photo.

03 November 02 Penclacwydd WWT, Carmarthenshire, Wales
30 November 02 Penclacwydd WWT, Carmarthenshire, Wales
22 December 02 Penclacwydd WWT, Carmarthenshire, Wales
24 February 03 Penclacwydd WWT, Carmarthenshire, Wales
15 March 03 just south of Loughor Bridge, Glamorgan
25 March 03 just south of Loughor Bridge, Glamorgan
30 March 03 just south of Loughor Bridge, Glamorgan
03 April 03 just south of Loughor Bridge, Glamorgan
07 April 03 just south of Loughor Bridge, Glamorgan
09 April 03 Penclacwydd WWT, Carmarthenshire, Wales
09 May 03 Penclacwydd WWT, Carmarthenshire, Wales
28 May 03 Keyhaven Marsh, Hants
24 June 03 River Yar, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
01 July 03 Fishtail lagoon, Keyhaven, western Solent
07 July 03 Pennington Marsh
22 July 03 Pennington Marsh
23 July 03 Keyhaven Marshes, Solent
31 July 03 Fishtail lagoon, Keyhaven, western Solent
01 August 03 Fishtail lagoon, Keyhaven, western Solent
27 March 04 Holloway's Dock, Hengistbury
03 April 04 Holloway's Dock, Hengistbury
22 April 04 Saltmarsh Road, Keyhaven
07 October 04 Langstone, Chichester Harbour
19 November 04 Coward's Marsh, Christchurch
13 March 05 East Marsh, Stanpit
01 April 05 Stanpit Bight, Stanpit

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