Rails and coots

Eurasian Coot
scientific name: 
Fulica atra

Yellow ring with a black 3 alpha-numeric code (letter/number/number) OR letter/letter/number (on one leg) and metal ring (on other leg). 

note 1 : yellow rings with black code are used in Brandenburg, Germany.

note 2 : codes are:  A**, B**, C**, E**, G**, H**, J**, K**, L**, Q** with ** = 00 – 99 (for instance “A01”).

note 3 : codes are:  A#*, B#*, C#*, E#*, G#*, H#*, J#*, K#*, L#*, Q#* with # =  A – Z and * = 0 – 9 (for instance “KP9”).

note 4 : 2100 birds ringed up to 2013.

note 5 : - for future use the following coding is planned and reserved: letter/number/letter“ (e.g. A1A – Z9Z).


email sighting submit: 
colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, coded.
colour-ring colour (of the c-ring): 
Yellow [Y]
colour-ring code (of the c-ring): 
Three alpha-numeric code (3 letters/numbers).
countries where ringed: