Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Med Gull ring recovery Beddmanarch Bay

Ken Croft reported a colour ringed Med along with 2 other un-ringed birds from Beddmanarch Bay yesteday.  Thanks to Camille, the chap running the scheme, news was back today with its previous sightings.  The ring was green on L leg with white 3KP8.

ringed as pulli 01/06/2003 Verrebroekse, Antwerpen, Belgium
seen 10/07/2004 Scotsman's Bay, Dun Laoghaire
also 01/04/2007 Saint Quentin-en-Tourmout, Somme, France
17/06/2008 Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
16/03/2009 Pais-de-Calais
05/04/2009 Antwerpen, Belium
06/06/2010 Antwerpen, Belgium
03/03/2011 Scotsman's Bay, Dun Laoghaire where it spends most of its time.
07/03/2011 Beddmanarch Bay, Holyhead.


  1. Talking of travelling Meds, check out the link below from the BTO which refers to a bird seen in Great Yarmouth before rocking up a little further south west...



  2. I had a bird at Cemlyn last spring that had been ringed as a chick near Warsaw, Poland the previous year.