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Colour-ringing of Steppe Buzzard, Forest Buzzard and Jackal Buzzard

Researcher/s: Malcolm Wilson, , ,

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Species: Forest Buzzard (Buteo [oreophilus] trizonatus)
Location: , ,
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Running From: 2016 onwards
Ring Type: Legring: Engraved colour rings
Colour Combination: White on red, digits AA01-AA00 and MW01 to MW00


Project ringing Steppe Buzzard, Forest Buzzard and Jackal Buzzard.

200 colour rings with the inscription of MW01 to MW00 on one set of a hundred rings and AA01to AA00 on another one hundred.
The inscription is white on red background.

Placement: Red ring with a white two alpha code (on left leg) and metal (SAFRING) ring (on right leg).