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Alpine Swift - Apus melba ( 7980 )
Numbers of Euring ringing recoveries

This page contains a summary of the ringing recoveries held on the Euring Data Bank.

Recoveries by Decade

Time period Records
on dead
on live
<1940 1 0
1940-1949 0 0
1950-1959 30 140
1960-1969 61 210
1970-1979 521 316
1980-1989 135 112
1990-1999 223 294
>2000 67 124

Recoveries by Scheme

Scheme Country Scheme Name Number of
dead recoveries
Duration Number of
live recoveries
HES Switzerland Sempach 1029 3.97 1186 4.5

All schemes with > 500 records are listed. If there are less than 3 schemes
with at least 500 records, all schemes with at least 100 records 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 map to view)
Where they were found (click map to view)

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This index should be cited as:
van Noordwijk, A.J., Spina, F., Baillie, S.R., Downie, I., Ferri, A., Marangoni, L. and Wassenaar, R. (2004) EURING Data Bank geographical index. (
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