Snow Bunting
scientific name: 
Plectrophenax nivalis

Combination of metal ring (on left leg) and 1 or 2 c-ring (on right leg) (2004-2010).

note 1 : for winter 2003-04 the colour was red, while for winter 2004-05 the colour is light-green and winter 2005-06 the colour was light-blue.  For Jan-Feb 2009 colour was orange.  For dec 2009 to Jan 2010 colour was black.

note 2 : birds re-trapped in a later winter have an extra colour-ring added corresponding to that winter (maximum 2 rings).

note 3 : during winter 2005-2006, 2007-2008 no birds have been seen/ringed. Birds are ringed on the beach at Kessingland Suffolk. During December 2009 an orange-ringed bird was seen at Oesterdam, Zeeland, The Netherlands.

note 4 :

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colour-ring type: 
Legrings : combination of uncoded.
countries where ringed: 
United Kingdom.