Gulls

species: 
Lesser Black-backed Gull
scientific name: 
Larus fuscus
EURING code: 
05910
notes: 

Red ring with a white four alpha code (on left tarsus) and metal ring (on right tarsus).

note 1 :  only letters are used on these rings, numbers are not used.

note 2 :  the following letters have not been used: E, G, I, M, O, Q.

note 3 : most rings are fitted so that the code reads from bottom upwards.

note 4 : there is a check spot between two of the letters. please note that the 4 letter codes that have been used so far all have the same letter in position 1 and 3.
note 5 : used codes are : AAAA, AAAB, AAAC …… to AZAZ ; BABA, BABB, BABC ……to BUBW ; FAFA, FAFB, FAFC …… to FXFR.

note 5 : there is also a three alpha code.

email sighting submit: 
snailmail sighting submit: 
Landguard Bird Observatory, Mike Marsh, 7 Deben Way, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 2NS, United Kingdom.
colour-ring type: 
Legring : one, coded.
colour-ring colour (of the c-ring): 
Red [R]
colour-ring code (of the c-ring): 
Four alpha code (4 letters).
colour-ring position (of the c-ring): 
Tarsus left.
countries where ringed: 
United Kingdom.