The South African Bird Ringing Unit


Ringing birds around Africa!



KBO Cattle Egret project


Researcher/s: Colin Cross
Jez Blackburn
Oliver Fox


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Species: Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Location: Kartong , West Division , The Gambia
Running From: 2015 to present
Ring Type: Legring: Engraved colour rings
Colour Combination: Yellow with black text; 4 digit alphanumeric code;

NOTES:
Researchers working at Kartong Bird Observatory in The Gambia have been colour marking Cattle Egrets (Bubulcus ibis) with yellow, engraved colour rings to understand their movements and fidelity to particular roost sites.
Yellow with black text; 4 digit alphanumeric code; on left tibia