Geese

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

White ring with a black three alpha-numeric code (normally on left leg) and BTO-metal ring (on right leg).

note 1 : the Dartford Ringing Group has been colour ringing Greylag Geese at a site near Sevenoaks, Kent UK since 1982. The project monitors a population of geese introduced to the site from Scotland by Jeffery Harrison in the 1960s. The birds are caught once a year in a roundup during the flightless period. 

 

email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Roger Taylor, Dartford Ringing Group, 21 Dallin Road, Plumstead, London SE18 3NY, UK.
colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, coded.
colour-ring colour: 
White [W]
colour-ring code: 
Three alpha-numeric code (3 letters/numbers).
countries where ringed: 
United Kingdom.