Purple Sandpiper
scientific name: 
Calidris maritima

Green flag with 3 white letters (on right tibia) and orange ring (on left tibia).

note 1 : right tibia : green flag engraved in white with three letters ; left tibia: orange ring ; left tarsus : metal ring.
note 2 : 520 birds were marked on Spitzbergen 30.05 - 13.06.2010 in Adventsdeltaet, Longyearbyen. We hope to ring approximately 700 birds in August-September at the same place. It is intended to continue the projects on South Cape (orange flag) and Longyearbyen (green flag) in future years.

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