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Revtangen August 25th

Another great effort at Revtangen with both walk-in traps and light, as well as an effort to trap Sand Martins in the observatory garden in the afternoon. A total of 217 birds were ringed during the day and night, including a new ringing species for Revtangen BO:


European Shag 1 cy, a new ringing species at Revtangen BO.

Ringed, August 25th: EUROPEAN SHAG 1 (first for Revtangen BO), Bar-tailed Godwit 5, Dunlin 66, Curlew Sandpiper 2, Sanderling 10, Common Ringed Plover 2, Common Redshank 9 (including 1 robusta), Turnstone 2, Sand Martin 92, Rock Pipit 1, Common Starling 25. Total = 217.

Bar-tailed Godwit (top) and Curlew Sandpiper with rings from the Norwegan colourringing projects on these species.

Norsk oppsummering av merkeresultat 25. august:

TOPPSKARV 1 (ny merkleart), lappspove 5, myrsnipe 66, tundrasnipe 2, sandløper 10, sandlo 2, rødstilk 9 (including 1 robusta), steinvender 2, sandsvale 92, skjærpiplerke 1, stær 25. Total = 217.