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Ixobrychus minutus - Little Bittern ( 00980 )
Numbers of Euring ringing recoveries

This page contains a summary of the ringing recoveries held in the EURING Data Bank. The contents of the EURING Data Bank may change, mostly as a result of recent data from ringing schemes. Numbers of records currently held may be slightly different from those quoted here.

Recoveries by Decade

Time period Records of dead
Records of live
<1940 5 5
1940-1949 12 1
1950-1959 40 32
1960-1969 30 21
1970-1979 12 17
1980-1989 11 200
1990-1999 17 256
2000-2009 2 289
2010-2019 . .
  129 821

All schemes for which there is at least one recovery are listed.

Recoveries by Scheme

Country Scheme Scheme Name Number of dead
Number of live
Belgium BLB Bruxelles or Brussels 12 3
Croatia HRZ Zagreb (Ornit. Inst.) 2 6
Czech Republic CZP Praha 22 3
France FRP Paris 5 1
Germany DEH Hiddensee . 5
Germany DER Radolfzell 20 7
Germany DEW Wilhelmshaven (Helgoland) 6 3
Hungary HGB Budapest 12 661
Hungary HGK Budapest 1 1
Italy IAB Bologna Ozzano (BO) 2 48
Malta MLV Valletta . 2
Netherlands NLA Arnhem 22 3
Poland PLG Gdansk, Varsovia 6 1
Slovakia SKB Bratislava . 2
Spain ESI Madrid (ICONA) 3 37
Spain ESM Madrid (SEO) 3 2
Switzerland HES Sempach 13 36

All schemes for which there is at least one recovery are listed.

Maps of recovery locations
Note that some records presented on this map may not be currently available from the EDB and some newly received records are not yet shown.

  Records on dead recoveries Records on live recaptures/sightings
Where they were ringed (click on map for larger view)
Where they were found (click on map for larger view)

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This index should be cited as:
du Feu, C.R., Joys, A.C., Clark, J.A., Fiedler, W., Downie, I.S., van Noordwijk, A.J., Spina, F., Wassenaar, R. & Baillie, S.R. (2009) EURING Data Bank geographical index 2009. (
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