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Branta canadensis - Canada Goose ( 01660 )
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 . .
1940-1949 . .
1950-1959 84 25
1960-1969 375 458
1970-1979 3,359 1,822
1980-1989 3,046 1,262
1990-1999 2,354 5,058
2000-2009 1,791 31,738
2010-2019 145 32
  11,154 40,395

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 1 .
Denmark DKC Copenhagen 21 48
Denmark DKK KalÝ 8 3
Finland SFH Helsinki Museum 120 443
Germany DEH Hiddensee 87 34,773
Germany DER Radolfzell 1 1
Germany DEW Wilhelmshaven (Helgoland) 231 393
Lithuania LIK Kaunas (Zool. Mus.) . 1
Netherlands NLA Arnhem 9 12
Norway NOO Zoological Museum (Oslo) . 9
Norway NOS Stavanger Museum 27 417
Poland PLG Gdansk, Varsovia . 20
Spain ESA San Sebastian (Aranzadi) 1 .
Sweden SVJ Stockholm Jager 10 12
Sweden SVO Stockholm Ornis . 9
Sweden SVR Stockholm Museum 3 3
Sweden SVS Stockholm Museum 1,507 451
UK & Ireland GBT London (British Museum, Tring, Thetford) 9,128 3,797
USSR SUM Moskwa . 3

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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