Swale Wader Group


Curlew 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





1 Ringed 11/05/1958 Castricum, Noord-Holland, NETHERLANDS
09/09/1958 Chetney, Kent 298km WSW 0y 3m 29d
3043987 Ringed 22/10/1960 Harty, Kent
23/12/1961 Gravelines, Pas de Calais, FRANCE 95km ESE 1y 2m 1d
3048805 2 Ringed 19/11/1960 Harty, Kent
01/01/1964 Blakeney, Norfolk 179km N 3y 1m 13d
3068663 2 Ringed 19/02/1961 Harty, Kent
03/01/1963 Hendaye, Basses Pyrenees, FRANCE 910km SSW 1y 10m 15d
3068672 2 Ringed 29/07/1961 Harty, Kent
26/02/1973 Isigny-sur-mer, Calvados, FRANCE 269km SSW 11y 6m 28d
3068676 2 Ringed 12/08/1961 Harty, Kent
30/01/1963 Dax, Landes, FRANCE 861km S 1y 5m 18d
3083908 2 Ringed 26/08/1961 Harty, Kent
22/02/1963 Olonne, Vendee, FRANCE 574km SSW 1y 5m 27d
3068778 2 Ringed 09/12/1961 Harty, Kent
05/04/1963 Eastbourne, Sussex 79km SW 1y 3m 27d
946289 6 Ringed 04/04/1962 Chetney, Kent
16/08/1971 Orsted, Arhus, Jutland, DENMARK 844km NE 9y 4m 12d
1 Ringed 12/06/1963 Nabben, Gotland Island, SWEDEN
27/11/1963 Shellness, Kent 1316km WSW 0y 5m 15d
SS00208 2 Ringed 12/09/1964 Harty, Kent
01/12/1987 Ile de Oiseaux, Gironde, FRANCE 756km SSW 23y 2m 19d
SS58342 4 Ringed 23/09/1967 Harty, Kent
04/11/1967 Corsept, Loire Atlantique, FRANCE 500km SSW 0y 1m 12d
1 Ringed 30/06/1969 Narsholmen, Nar, Gotland Island, SWEDEN
19/11/1972 Shellness, Kent 1316km WSW 3y 4m 20d
SS39968 4 Ringed 02/08/1969 Harty, Kent
28/11/1974 Sheerness, Kent 15km NW 5y 3m 26d
1 Ringed 10/06/1976 Fuchtorf, Warendorf,Munster, GERMANY
01/09/1976 Swale, Kent 535km W 0y 2m 22d
FV42646 6 F Ringed 10/02/1978 Plymouth, Devon
10/11/1978 Chetney, Kent 354km ENE 0y 9m 0d
6 M Ringed 18/04/1992 Makkum, Friesland, NETHERLANDS
28/08/2000 Shellness, Kent 316km WSW 8y 4m 10d
1 Ringed 22/06/1996 Aanekoski, Mikkeli, FINLAND
09/11/1996 Harty, Kent 1932km WSW 0y 4m 18d
FB12233 4 M Ringed 18/08/2001 Shellness, Kent
Dead (shot) 07/04/2014 Gorodkovo, Slavskiy district, Kaliningrad O., RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1431km ENE 12y 7m 20d
3 (F) Ringed 10/09/2003 Kennemer Duinen, Noord-Holland, NETHERLANDS
26/09/2008 Harty, Kent 276km WSW 5y 0m 16d
FB12291 3 M Ringed 27/09/2003 Harty, Kent
10/11/2004 Brevands, Calvados, FRANCE 246km SSW 1y 1m 14d
FP84867 4 M Ringed 13/07/2007 Shellness, Kent
06/05/2008 Hopsten, Munster, GERMANY 471km ENE 0y 9m 23d
10/05/2010 Hopsten, Munster, GERMANY 471km ENE 2y 9m 27d
FP84875 4 M Ringed 12/08/2007 Shellness, Kent
22/05/2011 Haddorf, Munster, GERMANY 448km ENE 3y 9m 10d
FP84899 4 F Ringed 26/10/2008 Harty, Kent
06/05/2010 Ladbergen, Munster, GERMANY 481km ENE 1y 6m 10d
25/05/2012 Ladbergen, Munster, GERMANY 481km ENE 3y 6m 29d
EW64220 3 Ringed 08/08/2010 Shellness, Kent
01/10/2011 Heacham, Norfolk 171km N 1y 1m 23d
4 M Ringed 05/06/2013 Bargstall lowlands, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY
Re-sighted 15/12/2013 Elmley, Kent 663km WSW 0y 6m 10d

Map of Curlew 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 are the ringing locations of birds re-captured on or near The Swale.

In addition there have been 14 local recoveries.