The South African Bird Ringing Unit

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SAFRING Ringing manual

The Bird Ringing Manual is available to all ringers in Africa. The second edition is available as pdfs by chapter. (Published July 2001)

  • separate files for each chapter
  • Bird Ringing Manual Bird Ringing Manual. 1.7 Mb, pdf of all chapters combined

     

    Underhill et al. 1995 Bird ringing in southern Africa. Projects for the future. 5.94 Mb; pdf (text not recognisable in this version)

    Underhill et al. 1995 Bird ringing in southern Africa. Projects for the future. 1.47 kb; Word version with some text updated.

     

    Printable lists of birds, ring sizes and conservation status

    These lists are produced by citizen scientists and discretion should be used when using ring sizes stated within - please take leg measurements before ringing a new species. If you notice any errors in these documents please let us know


    Printable list of birds, ring sizes and conservation status, by Johan De Jager (2017/10/20 upload) Click to download.

    Printable list of birds of prey, ring sizes and conservation status, by Johan De Jager (2017/10/20 upload) Click to download.

    Printable list of ocean birds, ring sizes and conservation status, by Johan De Jager (2017/10/20 upload) Click to download.

    Printable list of terrestrial birds, ring sizes and conservation status, by Johan De Jager (2017/11/06 upload) Click to download.


    Printable list of birds, ring sizes and conservation status, by Peter Hamming (2017 upload.) Click to download.