Egrets

species: 
Great Egret
scientific name: 
Egretta alba
EURING code: 
01210
notes: 

Green ring with a white 1 numeric code (on left tibia) and metal ring (on right tibia).
Combination (5 types) of 2 up to 6 small (1cm. high) rings.

note 1 : used colours are : red, orange, yellow, white, dark-green, light-green, dark-blue.
note 2 : 5 different types of combinations are used. AA/Am (2 rings on left leg, 1 ring over metal ring on right leg) ; Am/AA ; AAA/m (most often) ; m/AAA ; AAA/AAA or AAAm/AAA (rare).
note 3 : birds are ringed at the Grand-Lieu Lake, Loire-Atlantique, France, (47° 06' N, 001° 40' W) and in Brière.
note 4 : some 40 to 70 birds are yearly ringed.

email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Loïc Marion, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Université de Rennes I, Laboratoire d'Evolution des Systèmes Naturls et Modifiés, Avenue du Général Leclerc, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France.
colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, coded.
colour-ring colour: 
Dark Green [G]
colour-ring code: 
One numeric code (1 number).
colour-ring position: 
Tibia right.
countries where ringed: 
France.