The South African Bird Ringing Unit


Ringing birds around Africa!



KBO Piapiac project


Researcher/s: Colin Cross
Jez Blackburn
Oliver Fox


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Species: Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer)
Location: Kartong , West Division , The Gambia
Running From: 2011 to present
Ring Type: Legring: Engraved colour rings
Colour Combination: Blue with white text; 1 digit alphanumeric code; o

NOTES:
Researchers working at Kartong Bird Observatory in The Gambia have been colour marking Piapiacs (Ptilostomus afer) with blue, engraved colour rings to investigate their breeding biology and their movements around the area.
Blue with white text; 1 digit alphanumeric code; on left tarsus