Waders

species: 
Whimbrel
scientific name: 
Numenius phaeopus
EURING code: 
05381
notes: 

Combination of 1 (tall) black (N) ring with white code (letter, number) [on right tibia] and 1 c-rings [G) over metal ring [on right tarsus] and 2 c-rings (WYROBGN) [on left tibia].

note 1 : birds are ringed on passage in Wales. The project began in spring 2010 when 43 birds were ringed. Project continued in 2011 (36 birds marked) with different ring arrangement and is continuing in to 2012 and beyond.

email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Tony Cross, Samaria, Nantmel, Llandrindod Wells, Powys. LD1 6EN UK
colour-ring type: 
Legrings : combination of one coded and uncoded rings.
countries where ringed: 
United Kingdom.
Left tibia upper: 
1 c-ring : N-B-G-L-O-P-R-W-Y.
Left tibia middle: 
1 c-ring : N-B-G-L-O-P-R-W-Y.
Right tibia upper: 
1 c-ring : N-B-G-L-O-P-R-W-Y with a 2 digit code.
Right tarsus upper: 
1 c-ring : N-B-G-L-O-P-R-W-Y.
Right tarsus middle: 
metal ring.