Scotland.

Terns

species: 
notes: 

White ring with a black three alpha-numeric code, starting lettr 'E' followed by two numbers (on one leg) and metal ring (on other leg).

note 1 : used codes are : E00-E99.

note 2 : birds ringed in Clyde, Scotland, by Clyde Ringing Group.

note 3 : 

Iain Livingstone,

Terns

species: 
notes: 

Light-green ring with a black three alpha code, starting letter 'E' (on one leg) and metal ring (on other leg).

note 1 : used letters : A, B, C, D, F, H, J, K, L, N, P, S, T, V, Z.

note 2 : birds ringed in north-east Scotland by Grampian Ringing Group.

note 3 : 

 

Ewan Weston,

Gulls

notes: 

Orange ring with a black four alpha-numeric code (on left leg) and metal ring (on right leg).

note 1 : used codes are : number / number / number / colon ':' / letter 'F' ... where the letter 'F' is the scheme identifier (F is Forth).

note 2 :
 

John Davies,

Waxwings

notes: 

Combination of :
- 1 up to a combination of 3 c-rings (on right or left leg) and metal ring (on the other leg)

note 1 : the c-rings were in the early ‘90s on the right leg, in 2004 on the left leg. The metal ring on the left leg and in 2004 on the right leg.

note 2 : used colours are : orange, red, white, yellow, dark-blue, light-green, dark-green and black.

note 3 : red/white, yellow/white, orange/white, dark blue/white, red/yellow, orange/red. 

note 4 : nearly 200 waxwings have been colour-ringed around Aberdeen, Scotland in late October/early November 2004.
Please check all flocks you see for rings and report to rduncan393@outlook.com
It is important to record which leg the colour-rings are on.
Colours used are : orange, red, white, yellow, dark blue, light green, dark green and black.
The last substantial October/November invasions into the UK were back in the early 1990s. In November 1990 we colour-ringed 189 waxwings and thanks to a superb effort by many birdwatchers, 115 sightings of 54 colour-ringed birds were reported throughout the UK away from Aberdeen that winter, as well as birds in Denmark and the Netherlands.

note 5 :

Raymond Duncan, 1 Airyhill View, Newburgh, Nr Ellon, Aberdeenshire,AB41 6DW.

Grouses

species: 
notes: 

Black wingtag with a white two alpha-numeric code.

note 1 : used starting-letters are A, B, C, D or F.

note 2 : same combination is used on both wings.

note 3 : 

Clive Walton,

Swans

species: 
notes: 

Dark-green ring with a white three alpha code (on one leg) an metal ring (on the other leg).

note 1 : birds ringed at Lothians and Fife, Scotland.

note 2 :

Allan & Lyndesay Brown, Lothians & Fife Swan and Goose Study Group,

Swans

species: 
notes: 

Light-green (lime) ring with a black three alpha code (on one leg) an metal ring (on the other leg).

note 1 : birds ringed at Lothians and Fife, Scotland.

note 2 :

Allan & Lyndesay Brown, Lothians & Fife Swan and Goose Study Group,

Buntings

species: 
notes: 

Dark-green ring with a white two alpha-numeric code (on left leg) and metal ring (on right leg).

note 1 : birds ringed during winter 2015 near Tentsmuir Point, Scotland.

note 2 :

Derek Roberston,

Finches

species: 
notes: 

Combination of c-rings.

note 1 : all birds ringed in the Highland Region.

note 2 :

during 2010 :

- adult : on left leg : green above metal and on right leg : white above green.

- juvenile : on left leg :  white above green and on right leg : metal above green. 

during 2011 : 

- adult : on left leg : green above metal and on right leg : yellow above green.

- juvenile : on left leg : yellow above green and on right leg : metal above green. 

note 3 : colours and positions cycled depending on year. 

note 4 :

Tony Mainwood,

Gulls

species: 
notes: 

Yellow ring with a black four alpha-numeric code : letter 'T' followed by ':' and three alpha-numeric code.

note 1 : these birds were ringed in recent years on the east coast of Scotland. 

note 2 :

Dr Christopher McGuigan,

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