Saturday, 1 May 2021

Colour-ringed Bar-tailed Godwit

 I received the information below about a ringed bar tailed godwit which a friend and I saw last weekend at Llanrhystud. Tony Cross kindly forwarded the photo to a Dutch ringing group.

Photographs by Jason Burk

Aline Denton

As Aline says, she sent the photos to Tony Cross who found out that the bird was ringed by a Dutch group, who provided a history of previous sightings.  
Thanks to Job ten Horn for the history and an article on Research on Bar-tailed Godwits which he also sent.  I will forward this article to anyone who wants it.

Colour code N5GGRG  Catchdate 14 May 2015

26 May 2015        Sciermonnikoog, 2e-3c slenk        
9   May  2017        Texel,  Schorren HVP noordkant
  May 2019        Arneland, mudflats near Nes, Netherlands
24  April 2021       Llanrhystud beach, Ceredigion