The South African Bird Ringing Unit


Ringing birds around Africa!



KBO Jacana project


Researcher/s: Colin Cross
Jez Blackburn
Oliver Fox


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Species: African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
Location: Kartong , West Division , The Gambia
Running From: 2015 to present
Ring Type: Legring: Engraved colour rings
Colour Combination: Black with white text; 2 digit alphanumeric code;

NOTES:
Researchers working at Kartong Bird Observatory in The Gambia have been colour marking African Jacanas (Actophilornis africanus) with black, engraved colour rings to investigate their breeding biology and their movements around the area.
Black with white text; 2 digit alphanumeric code; on left tibia