01 August 2013

Lesser Crested Tern Ringing Recovery

Brendan has just received details of another Lesser Crested Tern ringing recovery from our ringing project in Bahrain. We have ringed thousands of Lesser Crested Tern chicks on Al Jarim Island South over the last four years and all recoveries have come from the Indian Subcontinent with this one the most southerly of all recoveries.
Ring Number: DE64793
Ringing date: 22-Jun-2012
Ringing Place: Al Jarim Island South, near Bahrain, Bahrain & Qatar (Co-ords: 26deg 23min N  50deg 28min E)
Age: Pullus
Ringer: B Kavanagh, 4736
Finding date: 10-Jan-2013
Finding Place: Nilandhoo, Faafu Atoll, Maldives (Co-ords: 3deg 3min N  72deg 53min E)
Finding Condition: Trap set for other species
Duration: 202 days
Distance: 3526 km
Direction: 138 deg (SE)
Finder: Ubaid Ismail