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Sterna paradisaea - Arctic Tern ( 06160 )
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 52 4
1940-1949 31 10
1950-1959 205 89
1960-1969 811 362
1970-1979 1,089 607
1980-1989 775 1,047
1990-1999 476 404
2000-2009 253 394
2010-2019 18 31
  3,710 2,948

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
Denmark DKC Copenhagen 1,093 818
Denmark DKK Kal° 3 2
Denmark DKO Odense 1 .
Finland SFH Helsinki Museum 666 203
France FRP Paris . 1
Germany DEH Hiddensee 82 723
Germany DEW Wilhelmshaven (Helgoland) 481 451
Netherlands NLA Arnhem 166 390
Norway NOS Stavanger Museum 4 1
Spain ESI Madrid (ICONA) . 1
Sweden SVG G÷teborg 19 2
Sweden SVO Stockholm Ornis 6 2
Sweden SVR Stockholm Museum 29 3
Sweden SVS Stockholm Museum 103 59
UK & Ireland GBT London (British Museum, Tring, Thetford) 1,052 291
USSR SUM Moskwa 5 1

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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