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Norwegian Starling

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Norwegian Starling

Post by YvonneB » 21 Feb 2013, 19:50

Excellent news this week is that we’ve had the first ringing details back with information about the Norwegian Starling that Ian caught here at home while i was away in Canada last November. It was first ringed over 2 years previously, south of Oslo, on the 1st August 2010, as a hatch year male. It had travelled a distance of 1094km (680 miles) in a WSW direction and it was 846 days since it was first ringed.

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We hope that some of the Starlings that we've ringed over the winter period will be recaptured in Scandinavia...

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