Sandwich Tern
scientific name: 
Thalasseus sandvicensis

Yellow ring (4 mm high, without code) (on left tarsus, exceptionally right) and metal ring (on the right tarsus, exceptionally left).

note 1 : a joint project of the Research Institute for Nature and Forest/INBO, Bureau Waardenburg and Ringgroup Delta on breeding and feeding ecology. This project will run for the next five years.

note 2 : the colour-ring is added to aid identification of birds (formerly) carrying transmitters in the breeding colonies in the southwest of The Netherlands. Reports from further afield are more than welcome !

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colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, uncoded.
colour-ring colour (of the c-ring): 
Yellow [Y]
colour-ring position (of the c-ring): 
Tarsus left.
countries where ringed: 
The Netherlands.