Saturday, January 1, 2000

Herring Gull-projects with WINGTAGS

White wingtags with black code (1, 2 or 3 symbols) and Blue wingtags with white code (1, 2 or 3 symbols).

AG Möwen NRW, A. Buchheim, c/o Biol.Stat. Witten, Am Hang 2, D-58453 Witten, Germany.

Note 1: identical code on each wing and the engraved code can be found out, still, even if both wingtags are seen incompletely (min. two symbols each tag).
Note 2: note: most tags have -for the time being- three characters.
Note 3: in Spain another project with white tags is running. No details are know yet.
Note 4: among some 500 wing-tagged gulls some 20 are non-Herring gulls.
Note 5: on the first of July '01 some 9000 readings of this project.
Note 6 : 4 birds have been ringed in Central-Poland with a blue tags with a single white letter. (contact : Greg Neubauer, ].