Swale Wader Group


Lapwing recoveries

These birds ringed by the Swale Wader Group have been recovered elsewhere, or have been ringed elsewhere and re-captured by the Swale Wader Group. Click on a ring number to see a map and life history for that bird.

Ring number Age / sex Activity Date Location Movement Duration


1 Ringed 29 May 1992 Elmley, Kent

04 Oct 2008 Whinchelsea Beach, Sussex 52km S 16y 4m 5d


1 Ringed 30 May 1998 Spitend, Kent

21 May 2007 Elmley, Kent 2km W 8y 11m 21d


6 Ringed 30 May 2003 Buckenham, Norfolk

07 Nov 2004 Harty Marshes, Kent 141km SSW 1y 5m 8d


2 Ringed 22 Sep 1965 Grovehurst, Kent

25 Nov 1971 Rietz, Brandenburg, GERMANY 825km ENE 6y 2m 3d


2 Ringed 10 Feb 1967 Grovehurst, Kent

17 Jan 1971 Puertollano, Ciudad Real, SPAIN 1463km SSW 3y 11m 7d


2 Ringed 30 Jun 1966 Grovehurst, Kent

04 Apr 1970 Hollesley Bay, Suffolk 87km NE 3y 9m 5d


3 Ringed 10 Oct 1966 Grovehurst, Kent

23 Mar 1970 Marcillac, Gironde, FRANCE 688km S 3y 5m 13d


2 Ringed 08 Aug 1963 Grovehurst, Kent

08 Feb 1970 Palencia, Castillo Leon, SPAIN 1115km SSW 6y 6m 0d


4 Ringed 02 Aug 1969 Harty, Kent

06 Oct 1969 Braintree, Essex 62km NNW 0y 2m 4d


2 Ringed 14 Aug 1966 Grovehurst, Kent

30 Apr 1969 Lazisk, Slupca, Poznan, POLAND 1189km E 2y 8m 16d

Map of recoveries

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The grey marker indicates the position of The Swale. Red markers indicate recovery locations of birds ringed by the Swale Wader Group. Green markers indicate ringing locations of birds re-captured by the Swale Wader Group or re-sighted around The Swale.