Waders

species: 
Ruff
scientific name: 
Calidris pugnax
EURING code: 
05170
ref. number: 
IWSG 5-12 ; IWSG 3111A-3111D
notes: 

Combination of :
* one flag (on tibia or tarsus)
* 2 c-rings (on left tarsus)
* 2 c-rings (on right tarsus)
metal ring (on tibia).

note 1 : used colours for flags and rings are : red, white, blue and yellow and the flag is the so-called marker of the project, can be on the tibia or tarsus.

note 2 : always 2 c-rings on the left leg and 2 c-rings on the right leg, always on the tarsus.

note 3 : metal ring always on the tibia and is no part of the code.

note 4 : the position of the flag against the c-rings is important : above, under or between the c-rings.

note 5 : Colour Ring Scheme Ruff :  http://www.rug.nl/research/institute-evolutionary-life-sciences/ceg/_pie...

note 6 : pictures available : http://www.rug.nl/research/institute-evolutionary-life-sciences/ceg/_pdf/ruff_kleurringen.pdf

note 7 : Browse the ISWG register, but before read "How to use the register".

note 8 :

 

Images: 
email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Jos Hooijmeijer, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES) University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.
Jos Hooijmeijer, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES) University of Groningen, Klokslach 24, 8723 GB Koudum, The Netherlands.
colour-ring type: 
Flag : combination of uncoded flag and legring(s).
countries where ringed: 
The Netherlands.