White-tailed Eagle
scientific name: 
Haliaeetus albicilla

Combination of :
* black ring (29mm high) with a white four alpha-numeric code (in 2 columns/superposed) (on the left leg)

*‘gold-coloured’ ring on the right leg." (from 2009 onwards).

note 1 : in the five eastern federal states of Germany birds are ringed with this new type of ring on the left leg.

note 2 : an example: AA above, 11 below. In 2004 series AA and AB have been used ; appr. 150 nestlings are to be ringed annually for at least the next 10 years.

note 3 : used codes are : AA00-AZ99 and XA00-XV99. New codes are :
BA00 till BZ99.

note 4 : code is superposed :
and to be read as XZ01.

note 5 :


email sighting submit: 
colour-ring type: 
Legrings : combination of one coded and uncoded rings.
colour-ring colour (of the c-ring): 
Black (Niger) [N]
colour-ring code (of the c-ring): 
Four alpha-numeric code (4 letters/numbers).
countries where ringed: