North West England Gull Project

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Herring Gull Larus argentatus recoveries

These birds ringed as part of the North West England Gulls Project have been recovered elsewhere, or have been ringed elsewhere and re-captured or re-sighted by us. Click on a ring number to see a life history for that bird and a map of its known movements.

Ring number Age / sex Activity Date Location Movement Duration

GY04045

N:26E

1 Ringed 17 Jul 2020 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 28 Jan 2022 Queens Park Lake, Lancashire 26km SSE 1y 6m 11d
Colour marks read 04 Dec 2022 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 61km SSE 2y 4m 17d
Colour marks read 04 Dec 2023 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 61km SSE 3y 4m 17d
Colour marks read 01 Jan 2024 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 61km SSE 3y 5m 15d
Colour marks read 14 Jan 2024 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 61km SSE 3y 5m 28d
Colour marks read 30 Jan 2024 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 61km SSE 3y 6m 13d
Colour marks read 04 Dec 2022
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30 Jan 2024
Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 61km SSE 3y 6m 13d

GY39003

N:04S

1 Ringed 04 Jul 2023 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 28 Jan 2024 Mereside Waste Transfer Station, Blackpool, Lancashire 28km SW 0y 6m 24d

GV58486

N:W15

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2021 Walney Island, Cumbria
Colour marks read 18 Jan 2024 Marton Mere, Blackpool, Lancashire 31km SSE 2y 6m 13d

GV82892

N:81C

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2019 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 12 Dec 2019 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 65km SSE 0y 5m 7d
Colour marks read 24 Dec 2019 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 65km SSE 0y 5m 19d
Colour marks read 29 Jun 2020 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 65km SSE 0y 11m 24d
Colour marks read 06 Aug 2022 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 65km SSE 3y 1m 1d
Colour marks read 12 Dec 2019
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06 Aug 2022
Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 65km SSE 3y 1m 1d
Colour marks read 08 Dec 2022 Redcar Tarn, near Keighley, West Yorkshire 43km ESE 3y 5m 3d
Colour marks read 18 Jan 2023 Whinney Hill tip, Lancashire 29km SSE 3y 6m 13d
Colour marks read 16 Jan 2024 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 65km SSE 4y 6m 11d

GV58415

N:83B

1 Ringed 06 Jul 2021 Walney Island, Cumbria
Colour marks read 07 Jan 2024 Mereside Waste Transfer Station, Blackpool, Lancashire 32km SSE 2y 6m 1d

GY04654

N:51R

1 Ringed 13 Jul 2021 Ribble Estuary, Lancashire
Colour marks read 17 Dec 2023 Southport Marine Lake, Merseyside 9km SW 2y 5m 4d

GY04492

N:14L

1 Ringed 08 Jul 2021 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 31 Jan 2022 Heysham Harbour, Lancashire 19km WNW 0y 6m 23d
Colour marks read 12 Aug 2022 Heysham Harbour, Lancashire 19km WNW 1y 1m 4d
Colour marks read 31 Jan 2022
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12 Aug 2022
Heysham Harbour, Lancashire 19km WNW 1y 1m 4d
Colour marks read 12 Dec 2023 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 61km SSE 2y 5m 4d

GY04750

N:05M

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2022 Bowland - Woodyards, Lancashire
Colour marks read 27 Nov 2023 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 65km SSE 1y 4m 22d

GV82510

N:66E

1 Ringed 04 Jul 2022 Walney Island, Cumbria
Colour marks read 05 Nov 2022 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 93km SE 0y 4m 1d
Colour marks read 15 Feb 2023 Whinney Hill tip, Lancashire 63km ESE 0y 7m 11d
Colour marks read 06 Mar 2023 Aldcliffe Road, Lancaster, Lancashire 26km E 0y 8m 2d
Colour marks read 14 Oct 2023 Roosebeck, Cumbria 6km NE 1y 3m 10d

GV82563

N:00B

1 Ringed 03 Jul 2019 Barrow - Gas Terminal, Cumbria
Colour marks read 11 Jan 2022 Queens Park Lake, Lancashire 61km SE 2y 6m 8d
Colour marks read 29 Jan 2022 Queens Park Lake, Lancashire 61km SE 2y 6m 26d
Colour marks read 11 Jan 2022
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29 Jan 2022
Queens Park Lake, Lancashire 61km SE 2y 6m 26d
Colour marks read 08 Oct 2023 Roosebeck, Cumbria 3km ENE 4y 3m 5d

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