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Haematopus ostralegus - Oystercatcher ( 04500 )
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 163 18
1940-1949 118 57
1950-1959 449 921
1960-1969 1,850 1,357
1970-1979 3,536 1,911
1980-1989 6,071 4,357
1990-1999 4,934 2,660
2000-2009 1,809 3,360
2010-2019 119 112
  19,049 14,753

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 208 70
Channel Islands CIJ Jersey 1 .
Czech Republic CZP Praha . 1
Denmark DKC Copenhagen 632 474
Denmark DKF Frederikssund 2 .
Denmark DKK Kal° 55 11
Finland SFH Helsinki Museum 161 91
France FRP Paris 45 13
Germany DEH Hiddensee 79 231
Germany DER Radolfzell 2 .
Germany DEW Wilhelmshaven (Helgoland) 1,242 3,078
Italy IAB Bologna Ozzano (BO) 1 368
Lithuania LIK Kaunas (Zool. Mus.) 1 2
Netherlands NLA Arnhem 8,365 8,051
Norway NOO Zoological Museum (Oslo) 1 .
Norway NOS Stavanger Museum 33 38
Poland PLG Gdansk, Varsovia 5 4
Spain ESI Madrid (ICONA) 1 .
Sweden SVG G÷teborg 38 1
Sweden SVO Stockholm Ornis 21 5
Sweden SVR Stockholm Museum 61 9
Sweden SVS Stockholm Museum 252 29
UK & Ireland GBT London (British Museum, Tring, Thetford) 7,808 2,274
USSR SUM Moskwa 35 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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