Category Archives: reporting ringed birds

Long-eared Owl Recovery – GN04387

Details of the 2nd of 5 recoveries received this week. A Long-eared Owl, one of a brood of four ringed near to Tintwistle, Derbyshire in May 2007. This bird was recovered dead in July 2014 98 KM from the nest … Continue reading

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Merlin Recovery EX36445

Due to some new systems at the BTO recoveries have been a little slow arriving, this is the 1st of 5. We would like to thank the finders for reporting these birds, more details of what to do if you … Continue reading

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News Update – Peak District Hen Harrier 2014

We are saddened to report the loss of 3 of the 5 hen harrier fledglings from the late nest in the Upper Derwent Valley. Early post-mortem results indicate that disease is most likely cause of death for all 3 birds. The … Continue reading

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Return of the sky dancer – hen harriers breed successfully in Peak District for the first time in eight years

Return of the sky dancer – hen harriers breed successfully in Peak District for the first time in eight years Five hen harrier chicks have successfully fledged on National Trust land in the Upper Derwent Valley – the first time … Continue reading

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Common Buzzard put down after being fatally injured in spring trap

Moorland owners and conservationists concerned at buzzard death in national park Conservation organisations and representatives of moorland owners have condemned the illegal trapping of a buzzard at Winscar Reservoir, near Holmfirth, in the northern Peak District National Park. Police, land … Continue reading

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Recoveries – Merlin (male) DD18698, Buzzard GC49780

We have received notice of 2 recoveries DD18698 – A Male Merlin, 1 of a brood of 5 birds ringed at a confidential site near Meltham in 2004. The bird was recovered dead near to Hebden Bridge on the 7th of … Continue reading

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Recovery EL61939 – Eurasian Hobby

We have had a recovery notice, a Eurasian Hobby, the bird was found dead on the 10th of June 2013 in Milagro, Navarra, Spain. A distance of 1286km from the nest site , 309 days after being ringed. 1 of a brood … Continue reading

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Recoveries 2013

We have recently received details of 2 recoveries GN04365 – Common Buzzard  One of a brood of 3 ringed on the 8th of June 2006 at a confidential site in South Yorkshire (Buzzards were still uncommon in our area at that … Continue reading

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Recoveries – October 2012

We have received 3 recoveries, all 3 were birds ringed this summer and all 3 birds died within a short distance of their nest site. Maps are not being shown for these recoveries to protect the nest sites. We would … Continue reading

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