The South African Bird Ringing Unit

Ringing birds around Africa!


Eurasian Shrikes in Southern Africa

Researcher/s: Lyndon Roberts, , ,

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Species: Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)
Location: Pongola Game Reserve South, KZN, South Africa
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Running From: October 2021 - onwards
Ring Type: Legring: 1 letter, 1 number
Colour Combination: Red rings with white letters/numbers A1 to Z9

The purpose of this project is to boost the number controls on the wintering grounds, on passage and in breeding areas. In particular, it aims to investigate winter site fidelity, with a view to using light level geolocators to track movements in the future.