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

GV82652

N:36B

1 Ringed 03 Jul 2019 Barrow - Gas Terminal, Cumbria
Found injured 27 Apr 2024 Baycliff, Ulverston, Cumbria 8km NE 4y 9m 24d

GV82654

N:37B

1 Ringed 03 Jul 2019 Barrow - Gas Terminal, Cumbria
Colour marks read 12 Sep 2021 Roosebeck, Cumbria 3km ENE 2y 2m 9d
Colour marks read 26 Jan 2022 Mereside Waste Transfer Station, Blackpool, Lancashire 34km SSE 2y 6m 23d
Colour marks read 04 Apr 2024 Walney - spit, Cumbria 5km S 4y 9m 1d

GV58327

N:23E

1 Ringed 06 Jul 2019 Ribble Estuary, Lancashire
Colour marks read 18 Mar 2024 Lytham St Annes, Lancashire 4km NW 4y 8m 12d

GY38773

N:01K

1 Ringed 07 Jul 2023 Carlisle, Cumbria
Colour marks read 01 Mar 2024 Moses Gate CP, Greater Manchester 152km SSE 0y 7m 23d

GY04567

N:37R

1 Ringed 09 Jul 2021 Ribble Estuary, Lancashire
Colour marks read 29 Feb 2024 Port St Mary breakwater, Isle of Man 125km WNW 2y 7m 20d

GY04356

N:18G

1 Ringed 08 Jul 2021 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 17 Dec 2022 Brockholes Nature Reserve LWT, Lancashire 19km S 1y 5m 9d
Colour marks read 14 Mar 2023 Preston, Lancashire 17km S 1y 8m 6d
Colour marks read 07 Jun 2023 Fulwood, Lancashire 16km S 1y 10m 30d
Colour marks read 22 Feb 2024 Fulwood, Lancashire 16km S 2y 7m 14d
Colour marks read 07 Jun 2023
to
22 Feb 2024
Fulwood, Lancashire 16km S 2y 7m 14d

GY04604

N:07R

1 Ringed 09 Jul 2021 Ribble Estuary, Lancashire
Colour marks read 13 Feb 2024 Ainsdale Beach, Lancashire 15km SW 2y 7m 4d

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
to
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

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