North West England Gull Project

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Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 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

GY38287

N:V82

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2022 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 15 May 2024 Matosinhos, Porto, Portugal 1488km SSW 1y 10m 10d

GY38677

N:3A6

1 Ringed 29 Jun 2023 Bowland - Woodyards, Lancashire
Colour marks read 23 Sep 2023 Monte Gordo beach, Faro, Portugal 1908km SSW 0y 2m 25d
Colour marks read 01 May 2024 Villamil, Asturias (Oviedo), Spain 1206km SSW 0y 10m 2d

GY39054

N:0L6

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2023 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 29 Apr 2024 Lekeitio, Bizkaia, Vizcaya, Spain 1176km S 0y 9m 24d

GY39285

N:9B2

1 Ringed 06 Jul 2023 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 30 Dec 2023 Los Ruices Landfill, Malaga, Spain 1926km S 0y 5m 24d
Colour marks read 29 Jan 2024 Caleta de Vélez, Malaga, Spain 1926km S 0y 6m 23d
Colour marks read 10 Feb 2024 Malaga Dump, Malaga, Spain 1926km S 0y 7m 4d
Colour marks read 11 Feb 2024 Malaga Dump, Malaga, Spain 1926km S 0y 7m 5d
Colour marks read 10 Feb 2024
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11 Feb 2024
Malaga Dump, Malaga, Spain 1926km S 0y 7m 5d
Colour marks read 28 Apr 2024 Belvide Reservoir, Staffordshire 149km S 0y 9m 22d

GY38666

N:1A4

1 Ringed 29 Jun 2023 Bowland - Woodyards, Lancashire
Colour marks read 02 Oct 2023 Santa Cruz Beach, Oleiros, Coruna, Spain 1257km SSW 0y 3m 3d
Colour marks read 18 Apr 2024 Salave, Tapia, Asturias (Oviedo), Spain 1351km SE 0y 9m 20d

GY38580

N:15V

1 Ringed 07 Jul 2022 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 11 Apr 2024 Taghazout, Morocco, Morocco 2671km SSW 1y 9m 4d

GY38736

N:9A2

1 Ringed 29 Jun 2023 Bowland - Woodyards, Lancashire
Colour marks read 10 Apr 2024 Punta Umbría, Huelva, Spain 1901km SSW 0y 9m 12d

GY04386

N:Y44

1 Ringed 08 Jul 2021 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 05 Feb 2022 Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 0y 6m 28d
Colour marks read 13 Aug 2022 Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 1y 1m 5d
Colour marks read 13 Sep 2022 Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 1y 2m 5d
Colour marks read 15 Sep 2022 Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 1y 2m 7d
Colour marks read 01 Nov 2022 Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 1y 3m 24d
Colour marks read 05 Feb 2022
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01 Nov 2022
Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 1y 3m 24d
Colour marks read 02 Dec 2022 Santona, Santander, Spain 1172km S 1y 4m 24d
Colour marks read 15 Jan 2023 Marismas de Santona, Santander, Spain 1170km S 1y 6m 7d
Colour marks read 13 Aug 2023 Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 2y 1m 5d
Colour marks read 12 Nov 2023 Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 2y 4m 4d
Colour marks read 31 Mar 2024 Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 2y 8m 23d
Colour marks read 13 Aug 2023
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31 Mar 2024
Colindres, Cantabria, Santander, Spain 1174km S 2y 8m 23d

GY39156

N:S61

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2023 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 25 Mar 2024 Isla Cristina, Huelva, Spain 1897km SSW 0y 8m 20d

GY39283

N:9B0

1 Ringed 06 Jul 2023 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 24 Mar 2024 Casablanca Port, Morocco, Morocco 2304km SSW 0y 8m 18d

Map of recoveries

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