Spoonbills

species: 
Eurasian Spoonbill
scientific name: 
Platalea leucorodia
EURING code: 
01441
notes: 

Combination of a flag and several c-rings.

see below : Eurasian Spoonbil from 2015 onwards (French and English)

note 1 : In The Netherlands a yellow flag (Yf) has been used in combination with the metal ring (a) en four plain coloured rings. In Germany a white flag (Wf) or lime flag (Lf), in Hungary and recently also in Belgium a blue flag (Bf) , in Mauritania and Croatia a red flag (Rf) has been used AND the following colours light-green (L), blue (B), green (G), yellow (Y), Red (R ; no orange or white has been used. During 2010 also birds in Uzbekistan and Iran were ringed.

note 2 : if you don't know which scheme the colour-ringed bird belongs, send your observation also to the Working-group for Spoonbills, The Netherlands and they'll take care for sending it to the right person. During breeding season 2004 juvenile birds have been ringed in Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Croatia, Hungary, the Czech-Republic, Romania and Serbia.

note 3 : in many cases red rings lose their colours and they could look pinkish or orangish tinge. Photo could help in the identification, so if you have the chance, take photo on those individuals, please!

note 6: the loss of rings could occur.

note 7 : 

Images: 
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colour-ring type: 
Flag : combination of uncoded flag and legring(s).