Swale Wader Group


Black-tailed Godwit recoveries

These birds ringed by the Swale Wader Group have been recovered elsewhere, or have been ringed elsewhere and re-captured by the Swale Wader Group. Click on a ring number to see a map and life history for that bird.

Ring number Age / sex Activity Date Location Movement Duration


4 F Ringed 13 Oct 2012 Harty, Kent
Re-sighted 01 Feb 2018 Sainte Marie du Mont, Manche, FRANCE 264km SW 5y 3m 19d

Reykjavik 586042

4 F Ringed 13 Jul 2011 Siglufjordur, ICELAND
Recaptured 27 Sep 2016 Harty, Kent 1984km SE 5y 2m 14d


4 Ringed 09 Sep 2002 Holbeach St Matthew, Lincolnshire
20 Sep 2009 Harty, Kent 176km SSE 7y 0m 11d


4 Ringed 02 Sep 2005 Hazelwood, Suffolk
14 Apr 2006 Elmley, Kent 101km SSW 0y 7m 12d


4 Ringed 12 Oct 1996 Shellness, Kent
25 Jul 2003 Kerid, Grimsnes, ICELAND 1895km NNW 6y 9m 13d

Map of recoveries

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The grey marker indicates the position of The Swale. Red markers indicate recovery locations of birds ringed by the Swale Wader Group. Green markers indicate ringing locations of birds re-captured by the Swale Wader Group or re-sighted around The Swale.