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

GY39038

N:87Y

1 Ringed 04 Jul 2023 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 14 Jul 2024 Praia da Torreira, Aveiro, Portugal 1534km SSW 1y 0m 10d

GY38279

N:V72

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2022 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 10 Jul 2024 River Don, Sheffield, South Yorkshire 100km SE 2y 0m 5d

GY04170

N:30T

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2022 Bowland - Woodyards, Lancashire
Colour marks read 14 Nov 2023 Ogmore, Vale of Glamorgan 289km SSW 1y 4m 9d
Colour marks read 08 Jul 2024 Ravensthorpe, West Yorkshire 70km ESE 2y 0m 3d

GY04361

N:Y06

1 Ringed 08 Jul 2021 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 02 Jul 2023 San Miro beach, Coruna, Spain 1265km SSW 1y 11m 24d
Colour marks read 14 Nov 2023 El Ouatia Beach, Tantan, Morocco, Morocco 2916km SSW 2y 4m 6d
Colour marks read 24 Jan 2024 Chipiona, Cadiz, Spain 1936km S 2y 6m 16d
Colour marks read 12 Mar 2024 Chipiona, Cadiz, Spain 1936km S 2y 8m 4d
Colour marks read 24 Jan 2024
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12 Mar 2024
Chipiona, Cadiz, Spain 1936km S 2y 8m 4d
Colour marks read 06 Jul 2024 Redcar Tarn, near Keighley, West Yorkshire 46km E 2y 11m 28d

GY38592

N:27V

1 Ringed 07 Jul 2022 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 06 Jul 2024 Redgate Recycling Centre, Gorton, Greater Manchester 65km SSE 1y 11m 29d

GY38721

N:7A6

1 Ringed 29 Jun 2023 Bowland - Woodyards, Lancashire
Colour marks read 26 Sep 2023 Los Ruices Landfill, Malaga, Spain 1926km S 0y 2m 28d
Colour marks read 06 Jul 2024 Bruchterveld, Overijssel, Netherlands 634km E 1y 0m 7d

GY39027

N:77Y

1 Ringed 04 Jul 2023 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Found dead 05 Jul 2024 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire 0km 1y 0m 1d

GY39068

N:1L0

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2023 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 28 Jun 2024 Shrewton Pig Farm, Wiltshire 309km S 0y 11m 23d

GV82720

N:L68

1 Ringed 04 Jul 2019 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 22 Aug 2019 Shawell, Lutterworth, Leicestershire 195km SSE 0y 1m 18d
Colour marks read 08 Jun 2023 Lower Compton Landfill, Calne, Wiltshire 282km S 3y 11m 4d
Colour marks read 24 Jun 2024 Lower Compton Landfill, Calne, Wiltshire 282km S 4y 11m 20d
Colour marks read 08 Jun 2023
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24 Jun 2024
Lower Compton Landfill, Calne, Wiltshire 282km S 4y 11m 20d

GY39146

N:16S

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2023 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 24 Jun 2024 Lower Compton Landfill, Calne, Wiltshire 282km S 0y 11m 19d

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