Swale Wader Group


Whimbrel 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 22 Aug 2017 Harty, Kent
Found dead 01 Aug 2020 Baie de L'Orne, Calvados, FRANCE 244km SSW 2y 11m 10d


4 Ringed 31 Aug 2016 Harty, Kent
Found dead 06 Aug 2017 Le Tréport, Seine-Maritime, FRANCE 150km SSE 0y 11m 6d


4 Ringed 12 Aug 2007 Harty, Kent
24 Jun 2008 Varrion Luonnonpuisto, Salla, Lappi, FINLAND 2389km NNE 0y 10m 12d


2 Ringed 09 Aug 1968 Harty, Kent
12 Aug 1971 Norresand, Jylland, DENMARK 696km NE 3y 0m 3d


3 Ringed 25 Aug 1961 Harty, Kent
22 May 1962 Apapa, Lagos, NIGERIA 4998km S 0y 8m 27d

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.