Swale Wader Group


Lapwing 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


1 Ringed 09 May 2022 Elmley NNR, Isle of Sheppey, Kent
Colour marks read 21 Jun 2022 Little Marlow Gravel Pits, Bucks 106km WNW 0y 1m 12d


3 U Ringed 12 May 2020 Elmley Marshes Lapwings Spitend Point, Kent
Colour marks read 19 Aug 2021 Conder Green, Lancashire 382km NW 1y 3m 7d


1 Ringed 29 May 1992 Elmley, Kent
04 Oct 2008 Whinchelsea Beach, Sussex 52km S 16y 4m 5d


1 Ringed 30 May 1998 Spitend, Kent
21 May 2007 Elmley, Kent 2km W 8y 11m 21d


6 Ringed 30 May 2003 Buckenham, Norfolk
07 Nov 2004 Harty Marshes, Kent 141km SSW 1y 5m 8d


1 Ringed 06 May 1994 Spitend, Sheppey, Kent
Found dead 11 Nov 2001 St Georgers de Bohon, Calvados, FRANCE 276km SSW 7y 6m 5d


2 Ringed 22 Sep 1965 Grovehurst, Kent
25 Nov 1971 Rietz, Brandenburg, GERMANY 825km ENE 6y 2m 3d


2 Ringed 10 Feb 1967 Grovehurst, Kent
17 Jan 1971 Puertollano, Ciudad Real, SPAIN 1463km SSW 3y 11m 7d


2 Ringed 30 Jun 1966 Grovehurst, Kent
04 Apr 1970 Hollesley Bay, Suffolk 87km NE 3y 9m 5d


3 Ringed 10 Oct 1966 Grovehurst, Kent
23 Mar 1970 Marcillac, Gironde, FRANCE 688km S 3y 5m 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.