Collections and ringing
Information on ringing of the Aquatic Warbler is currently being summarized by AWCT.
Information below is taken from European colour-ring birding website: www.cr-birding.be
Currently, there are four colour-ringing projects with Aquatic Warbler in three countries, with the following colours used as country codes:
Country codes (from 2006)
- no scheme
The combinations of colour and metal rings mean the following:
Colour rings on the right leg = national identification.
Combination of colour rings on the left leg = individual/group combinations.
The following projects are currently run:
Project leader: Dr Alexander Kozulin,
P.O.Box 306, Minsk,
220050 Belarus .
tel.: + 375-17-2808093 ; fax + 375-17-2630613.
Combination of 1 c-ring and metal ring (on right tarsus) as national identification AND a combination of 2 c-rings (on left tarsus) as individual code OR 1 c-ring (on left tarsus) as individual code).
a) Project leader: Prof. Dr. Andrzej Dyrcz,
Department of Avian Ecology,
University of Wroclaw,
Sienkiewicza 21, 50-335 Wroclaw, Poland.
note 1 : used colours are bright-blue, bright-green, dark blue, orange, red, white and yellow.
note 2: adult birds are ringed in the Biebrza marshes, NE Poland during 1995 and 1997, while during 1998 birds were ringed in the Chebm marshes, SE Poland .
b) Project leader: Grzegorz Kiljan,
Wyszynskiego 15/215, PL-72-600 Swinoujscie, Poland.
fax : +48-91-32.42.524.
note 1: during 1999 was used : 1 or 2 rings on left tarsus, 1 or 2 rings and metal ring on right tarsus ; used colours are : red, white, dark-blue, yellow, black, orange, dark-green, light-blue light-green ; exceptionally one put on metal ring on left tarsus.
note 2: during 1999-2002 was used : 3 rings on right tarsus and metal ring on left tarsus ; used colours are : dark-blue, black, red, dark-green, white, yellow, light-blue, light-green, orange ; exceptionally one put on metal ring on right tarsus.
note 3: during 2002 was used : 2 rings on left tarsus, dark-blue and metal ring on right tarsus ; used colours are : white, dark-blue, orange, red, black, dark-green, yellow.
Project leader: Fernando Jubete,
Corro Postigo 1,
34337 Fuentes de Nava,
tel.: +979-84.23.98 , fax: +979-84.23.99.
note 1: number of Aquatic Warblers ringed in Spain: 1999 : 26; 2000 : 187; 2001 : 114; 2002 : 135; 2003 : 43
Colour-ringed Aquatic Warbler. Karsiborska Kepa, Poland, July 2006.
Photo: Gerard Dopler