Ringing Controls

A selection of recoveries or controls of ringed birds that have moved to or from South Milton Ley can be viewed here: SML Ringing Controls. Those relating to the principal reedbed species are plotted below. The greatest distances travelled were by a Sedge Warbler, ringed as a first-year female in 1991 in the Parc National de Djoudj, Senegal, 3,952km SSW, and controlled twice at South Milton Ley in 1992 and in 1996 and a Reed Bunting, ringed as a first-year female in Handolsdeltat, Sweden, 1,746km NE, in August 1995 and controlled at South Milton Ley in the spring of 1996.

 

SML Ringing Controls

A selection of origins or destinations of birds ringed or controlled at South Milton Ley.
a. = Sedge Warbler, b. = Reed Bunting and c. = Reed Warbler. Source: BTO Ringing Reports

 

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