Black-headed Gull

white ring with 4 characters (first=E)


Frank Majoor
ring area The Netherlands
animals 9806
observations 171651, of which 11296 are captures
ringed in 1997 to 2023

Throughout the Netherlands, thousands of Black-headed Gulls ringed with white four-character-rings with the letter E as first character. These rings are used for nestlings as well as breeding and wintering birds. These rings have four characters of which at least one is a digit. The letters B, D, G, I, O and Q are not used.

Example bird

Shorthand: W-E8RV explanation
This is an arbitrary example of a bird that might not exist.

Data entry