Greylag Goose
scientific name: 
Anser anser

Blue ring with white three alpha-numeric code.

note 1 : several species, mainly introduced, were ringed all over Germany since 1997 in this project. Actual numbers (2022): ~ 16.000 ringings, 200.000 recoveries of swans, geese, goosehybrids and Flamingos.

note 2 : the program started in 2000 in several urban areas in Germany (f.e. Munich, Hamburg, Kiel) with introduced Greylag Geese populations.

note 3 : several birds are ringed which grown up with Canada Geese or hybrid parents.

note 4 :

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