Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Black-tailed Godwit travels

Just received details on one of our 70+ colour ringed Black-tailed Godwits seen on the Humber last autumn Orange flag Black  White Blue shown above on August 10th 2009 at North Killingholme-- ringed in France in Feb 2009 it presumably went to Iceland for the summer then was on the Humber from July 25th - September 19th before going down to winter in Portugal -- great birds Black-tails

1 comment:

Chris said...

Wow incredible the migration they can do!! I have seen quite a lot of them ringed in Iceland and had reported them to the NHM.... It's nice tog et something out of ringed animals!