Montagu's Harrier
scientific name: 
Circus pygargus

Yellow ring with black two alpha-numeric code (on one leg) and metal ring (on the other leg).

note 1 : Birds were ringed in the Netherlands since 1999.

note 2 : Two alpha-numeric coded yellow colour rings were used from 1999 to 2013 ; from 2014 onwards the two letters/numbers of the code are separated by a black line (e.g. A|A).

note 3 : codes V|2, V|3, V|4 and V|5 are also used and to be read from bottom till top, but some rings could be upside-down.

note 4 : some new birds are ringed in Belgium, july 2020.

note 5 :

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): 
Two alpha-numeric code (2 letters/numbers).
countries where ringed: 
The Netherlands and Belgium.