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

GY38752

N:J45

1 Ringed 07 Jul 2023 Carlisle, Cumbria
Colour marks read 31 Oct 2023 Tavira, Portugal, Portugal 2007km SSW 0y 3m 24d
Colour marks read 21 Mar 2024 Tavira, Portugal, Portugal 2007km SSW 0y 8m 14d
Colour marks read 31 Oct 2023
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21 Mar 2024
Tavira, Portugal, Portugal 2007km SSW 0y 8m 14d

GY39299

N:1D0

1 Ringed 06 Jul 2023 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 20 Mar 2024 Punta Umbría, Huelva, Spain 1901km SSW 0y 8m 14d

GV82890

N:D29

1 Ringed 05 Jul 2019 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 10 Aug 2020 Colmenar Viejo landfill, Madrid, Spain 1487km S 1y 1m 5d
Colour marks read 20 Nov 2021 Pinto landfill, Madrid, Spain 1531km S 2y 4m 15d
Colour marks read 04 Dec 2021 Pinto landfill, Madrid, Spain 1531km S 2y 4m 29d
Colour marks read 20 Nov 2021
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04 Dec 2021
Pinto landfill, Madrid, Spain 1531km S 2y 4m 29d
Colour marks read 17 Mar 2024 Santona, Santander, Spain 1179km S 4y 8m 12d

GY04973

N:31W

1 Ringed 15 Jul 2022 Walney Island, Cumbria
Colour marks read 14 Sep 2022 Olhão fishing port, Faro, Portugal 1924km SSW 0y 1m 30d
Colour marks read 20 Sep 2023 San Lorenzo Beach, Gijon, Asturias (Oviedo), Spain 1184km S 1y 2m 5d
Colour marks read 13 Mar 2024 Santa Cristina beach, Oleiros, Coruna, Spain 1250km SSW 1y 7m 27d

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

GY38593

N:28V

1 Ringed 07 Jul 2022 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 09 Mar 2024 Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 482km SE 1y 8m 2d

GV82547

N:E76

1 Ringed 02 Jul 2019 Ribble Estuary, Lancashire
Colour marks read 06 Mar 2024 Park Grounds Landfill, Brinkworth, Wiltshire 249km SSE 4y 8m 4d

GY38408

N:P59

1 Ringed 06 Jul 2022 Bowland - Langden Head, Lancashire
Colour marks read 06 Mar 2024 Plage du Ris, Douarnenez, Finistere, France 661km S 1y 8m 0d

GY04812

N:M37

1 Ringed 06 Jul 2022 Bowland - Abbeystead Fell, Lancashire
Colour marks read 22 Nov 2023 San Lorenzo Beach, Gijon, Asturias (Oviedo), Spain 1186km SSW 1y 4m 16d
Colour marks read 05 Mar 2024 Parque Verde do Mondego, Coimbra, Portugal 1596km SSW 1y 7m 28d

GY39183

N:S92

1 Ringed 06 Jul 2023 Bowland - Brennand West, Lancashire
Colour marks read 25 Oct 2023 Meicende Reservoir, Coruna, Spain 1261km SSW 0y 3m 19d
Colour marks read 14 Jan 2024 Xunqueira do Lagares, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain 1390km SSW 0y 6m 8d
Colour marks read 02 Mar 2024 Xunqueira do Lagares, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain 1390km SSW 0y 7m 25d
Colour marks read 05 Mar 2024 Xunqueira do Lagares, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain 1390km SSW 0y 7m 28d
Colour marks read 14 Jan 2024
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05 Mar 2024
Xunqueira do Lagares, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain 1390km SSW 0y 7m 28d

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