Swale Wader Group


Knot 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 U Ringed 17 Oct 2020 Harty, Kent
Recaptured 13 Jan 2022 Polders inra, Moeze, Charente-Maritime, FRANCE 627km SSW 1y 2m 27d

Stavanger 7542034


6 U Ringed 21 May 2019 Marnes, Porsanger, Finnmark, NORWAY
Recaptured 17 Oct 2020 Harty, Kent 2462km SW 1y 4m 26d


3 Ringed 13 Oct 2012 Harty, Kent
Found dead 28 Feb 2014 Griend, Griend, THE NETHERLANDS 362km NE 1y 4m 15d

Paris M39748

6 Ringed 23 Apr 2012 Moeze, Charente Maritime, FRANCE
21 Sep 2013 Harty, Kent 623km NNE 1y 4m 29d


3 Ringed 14 Oct 2005 Harty, Kent
27 May 2009 Borselv, Porsanger, Finnmark, NORWAY 2462km NNE 3y 7m 13d
22 May 2010 Lille Porsanger, Leblesby, Finnmark, NORWAY 2502km NNE 4y 7m 8d
27 May 2012 Kjerringvik, Finnmark, NORWAY 2506km NNE 6y 7m 13d

Stavanger 7506072

Ringed 19 May 2007 Kjeldenes, Olderfjorden, Finnmark, NORWAY
10 Feb 2012 Leysdown, Kent 2451km SW 4y 8m 22d

Stavanger 7502884

Ringed 27 May 2009 Marnes, Porsanger, Finnmark, NORWAY
09 Feb 2012 Leysdown, Kent 2457km SW 2y 8m 13d

Stavanger 7506163

4 Ringed 26 May 2007 Overland Olderfjorden, Finnmark, NORWAY
05 Mar 2011 South Swale, Kent 2458km SW 3y 9m 7d

Stavanger 7502397

Ringed 19 May 2008 Igaldas, Porsanger, Finnmark, NORWAY
04 Dec 2010 South Swale, Kent 2433km SW 2y 6m 15d

Arnhem L7YYRG

2 Ringed 24 May 2009 Meldorfer Bucht, Schleswig Holstein, GERMANY
18 Jan 2010 Leysdown, Kent 614km WSW 0y 7m 25d

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.