Bearded Vulture
scientific name: 
Gypaetus barbatus

Colour rings (on both legs) and wingtags (on both wings).

note 1 : the used colours for legrings are : yellow, green, red, blue, silver, purple and black.

note 2: the used colours for wingtags are : white, yellow, light green, red, blue and orange.

note 3: since 1994, 30 pre-adults have been marked in the Spanish Pyrenees (Aragon).

note 4 : with the purpose of studying the survival, vital causes of mortality, areas and youth dispersal of Bearded Vulture / Lammergeier in the Pyrenees (Spain and France) the Foundation for the Conservation of the Bearded Vulture / Lammergeier developed from 1995 a program of capture, marked and pursuit by which they have marked of total of 83 specimens. These have been marked by means of different techniques (bands, metallic curtains ring, curtain ring of PVC, transmitters and satellite tracking) by which are obtained more then 8000 resightings/registrations during 10 years. The average duration of the bands and transmitters are practically the same, approx. 48 months. Thanks to these last ones , the death reason of 14 specimens are effected : poison, collision, electrocution.

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colour-ring type: 
Wingtag : combination with coded legring.
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