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Larus marinus - Great Black-backed Gull ( 06000 )
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 134 9
1940-1949 85 5
1950-1959 308 18
1960-1969 895 43
1970-1979 2,049 71
1980-1989 2,268 380
1990-1999 1,977 1,268
2000-2009 1,483 2,153
2010-2019 49 258
  9,248 4,205

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 73 29
Channel Islands CIJ Jersey 12 .
Denmark DKC Copenhagen 726 244
Denmark DKK Kalø 1,000 24
Finland SFH Helsinki Museum 2,489 1,852
France FRP Paris 13 61
Germany DEH Hiddensee 6 23
Germany DEW Wilhelmshaven (Helgoland) 169 45
Lithuania LIK Kaunas (Zool. Mus.) 2 1
Netherlands NLA Arnhem 33 111
Norway NOA Ås . 1
Norway NOO Zoological Museum (Oslo) 20 43
Norway NOS Stavanger Museum 125 449
Poland PLG Gdansk, Varsovia 7 13
Sweden SVG Göteborg 99 8
Sweden SVJ Stockholm Jager 2 .
Sweden SVL Olov Larsson 8 .
Sweden SVO Stockholm Ornis 17 .
Sweden SVR Stockholm Museum 146 4
Sweden SVS Stockholm Museum 1,433 840
UK & Ireland GBT London (British Museum, Tring, Thetford) 2,842 448
USSR SUM Moskwa 26 9

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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