Egrets

species: 
Little Egret
scientific name: 
Egretta garzetta
EURING code: 
01191
notes: 

Combination of two rings with a 1 alpha or numeric code (one on each tibia).

note 1 : birds are ringed in the UK and Ireland, mostly as nestlings.

note 2 : by end of summer 2008 approx. 300 birds had been ringed at 15 sites in the UK and Eire.

note 3 : orange and red rings are both used and are regularly being confused, but can be identified by the colour of the characters ; orange rings have black characters whilst red rings have white characters.

note 4 :

Images: 
email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Mike Reed and Barry Trevis, 143 Daniells, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1QP, UK.
colour-ring type: 
Legrings : combination of coded.
colour-ring code: 
One alpha code (1 letter).
countries where ringed: 
United Kingdom and Ireland.