Geese

species: 
Greylag Goose
scientific name: 
Anser anser
EURING code: 
01611
notes: 

Yellow ring with code (3 letters in black AAA-BZZ).
note 1 : some 300 birds have been ringed to date on the Inner Hebridean Isles of Tiree and Coll 1998-2009, with further ringing planned for 2011.
note 2 : these birds were mostly ringed as goslings, adults receive a grey neck-collar. 
note 3 : these Greylags are from the largely sedentary NW Scottish population and are very unlikely to be seen away from north and west Scotland.
note 4 : this is a joint RSPB Scotland / Coll Conservation Group / Scottish Natural Heritage Project with assistance from The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust and Grampian Ringing Group.
 

email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Dr. John Bowler, Pairc na Coille, Balephuil, Tiree, Argyll PA77 6UE, UK.
colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, coded.
colour-ring colour: 
Yellow [Y]
colour-ring code: 
Three alpha code (3 letters).
countries where ringed: 
United Kingdom.