Greylag Goose
scientific name: 
Anser anser

Orange neckring with a black 3 alpha-code.

note  : birds are marked in Iceland and UK to investigate movements from/to Iceland, movements within the UK and to assess survival rates.

note 1 : this project is a joint WWT/Icelandic Institute of Natural History/Highland Ringing Group project.

note 2 : one third of all birds will carry an individual plastic legring. If the code has been read on the neckring, there is no need to read the legring, but please report whether the ring was present or not or whether this was unknown.

note 3 : recently the letter 'K' was used, but no longer the letter 'Y'.   

email sighting submit: 
colour-ring type: 
colour-ring colour (of the c-ring): 
Orange [O]
colour-ring code (of the c-ring): 
Three alpha code (3 letters).
countries where ringed: 
United Kingdom.