Fennoscandian-ringed Western Osprey recovery, Ingula, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

  • R Colyn
  • HA Smit-Robinson

Abstract

A Fennoscandian-ringed western osprey was sighted at Ingula on 14 November 2015 adjacent to the Braamhoek Dam (Figure 1-2). A colour-numeric ring was sighted on the right tarsus (JRW Yellow) and submitted for validation (metal ring M64850; SAFRING database). Recovery data confirmed that the respective bird was a juvenile male that had been ringed as a hatchling on 8 July 2015 in Kesalahti, Finland. The elapsed time between being ringed as a chick in Finland and recovery as a juvenile in South Africa was 131 days.
Published
2016-10-10
How to Cite
COLYN, R; SMIT-ROBINSON, HA. Fennoscandian-ringed Western Osprey recovery, Ingula, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Biodiversity Observations, [S.l.], p. 1 - 5, oct. 2016. ISSN 2219-0341. Available at: <https://journals.uct.ac.za/index.php/BO/article/view/366>. Date accessed: 25 apr. 2018.
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