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Loxia curvirostra - Common Crossbill ( 16660 )
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 16 30
1940-1949 3 2
1950-1959 37 15
1960-1969 96 61
1970-1979 68 110
1980-1989 82 140
1990-1999 48 315
2000-2009 20 315
2010-2019 1 2
  371 990

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 13 18
Croatia HRZ Zagreb (Ornit. Inst.) . 1
Czech Republic CZP Praha 25 49
Denmark DKC Copenhagen 2 1
Finland SFH Helsinki Museum 4 38
Germany DEH Hiddensee 37 92
Germany DER Radolfzell 86 105
Germany DEW Wilhelmshaven (Helgoland) 50 99
Hungary HGB Budapest 6 29
Italy IAB Bologna Ozzano (BO) 50 115
Lithuania LIK Kaunas (Zool. Mus.) 1 1
Netherlands NLA Arnhem 12 78
Norway NOO Zoological Museum (Oslo) . 1
Norway NOS Stavanger Museum 5 4
Poland PLG Gdansk, Varsovia . 2
Spain ESA San Sebastian (Aranzadi) 1 .
Spain ESI Madrid (ICONA) 10 302
Sweden SVR Stockholm Museum 3 1
Sweden SVS Stockholm Museum 14 5
Switzerland HES Sempach 20 27
UK & Ireland GBT London (British Museum, Tring, Thetford) 21 13
USSR SUM Moskwa 11 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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