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European Longevity Records
Generated on: Friday, 26 Nov 2010 at 10:35


The table below lists longevity records recorded through European bird ringing,
ordered by Voous taxonomic order.
 

Species

Scientific name

Scheme

Ring No.

Age

Finding details

Red-throated Diver 

Gavia stellata

Sweden

D 1928

23yrs 7mths

Found dead (oiled)

>> Red-throated Diver 

>> Gavia stellata

Britain & Ireland

1121168

22yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Black-throated Diver

Gavia arctica

Germany

B 34256

>27yrs 10mths

Shot

>> Black-throated Diver

>> Gavia arctica

Sweden

9800723

16yrs 1mths

Found dead

Little Grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Switzerland

929838

>17yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Little Grebe

>> Tachybaptus ruficollis

Czech Republic

E 152888

>7yrs 5mths

Found dead

Great Crested Grebe

Podiceps cristatus

Russia

C 111277

19yrs 3mths

Shot

>> Great Crested Grebe

>> Podiceps cristatus

Switzerland

Z 7858

>14yrs 6mths

Found dead

Slavonian Grebe

Podiceps auritus

Iceland

V 4646

7yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> Slavonian Grebe

>> Podiceps auritus

Britain & Ireland

FB 12760

>5yrs 11mths

Ring number read in the field

Black-necked Grebe

Podiceps nigricollis

Czech Republic

D 43196

>13yrs 1mths

Shot

>> Black-necked Grebe

>> Podiceps nigricollis

Spain

6018657

>7yrs 2mths

Killed by other species of bird

Cory´s Shearwater

Calonectris diomedea

Portugal

L 000366

24yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> Cory´s Shearwater

>> Calonectris diomedea

Portugal

L 5544

21yrs 0mths

Found dead

Manx Shearwater

Puffinus puffinus

Britain & Ireland

AT 14414

>50yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Manx Shearwater

>> Puffinus puffinus

Britain & Ireland

AT 46622

>49yrs 8mths

Controlled by ringer

Balearic Shearwater

Puffinus mauretanicus

Spain

5005377

12yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

Fulmar

Fulmarus glacialis

Britain & Ireland

352227

>43yrs 11mths

Identified by other marks in the field

European Storm Petrel

Hydrobates pelagicus

Britain & Ireland

649064

>33yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> European Storm Petrel

>> Hydrobates pelagicus

Norway

19yrs 11mths

 

Leach´s Storm Petrel

Oceanodroma leucorhoa

Britain & Ireland

BX 04521

>30yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Leach´s Storm Petrel

>> Oceanodroma leucorhoa

Britain & Ireland

BB 84094

>22yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Gannet

Morus bassanus

Britain & Ireland

1010527

37yrs 5mths

Found dead

Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Denmark

298375

27yrs 2mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Cormorant

>> Phalacrocorax carbo

Denmark

6885

25yrs 3mths

Accidentally trapped (e.g. fishnets)

European Shag

Phalacrocorax aristotelis

Britain & Ireland

102115

30yrs 7mths

Shot

>> European Shag

>> Phalacrocorax aristotelis

Norway

17yrs 7mths

 

Bittern

Botaurus stellaris

The Netherlands

302703

>11yrs 4mths

Found dead

>> Bittern

>> Botaurus stellaris

Sweden

9104864

9yrs 4mths

Shot

Little Bittern

Ixobrychus minutus

Hungary

425766

6yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Little Bittern

>> Ixobrychus minutus

Hungary

419817

6yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

Black-crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax

Spain

SE 19959

17yrs 0mths

Shot

>> Black-crowned Night Heron

>> Nycticorax nycticorax

France

DA 2894

16yrs 4mths

Found dead

Squacco Heron

Ardeola ralloides

Hungary

844

5yrs 10mths

Shot

Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis

Spain

E 10374

18yrs 5mths

Shot

Little Egret

Egretta garzetta

France

CD 2346

22yrs 4mths

Shot

>> Little Egret

>> Egretta garzetta

Spain

H 13140

20ysr 11mths

Shot

Great Egret

Egretta alba

Hungary

516353

13yrs 9mths

Found dead (electrocuted)

>> Great Egret

>> Egretta alba

Hungary

1830398

7yrs 1mths

Found dead (botulism)

Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea

Denmark

292796

37yrs 6mths

Found dead

>> Grey Heron

>> Ardea cinerea

The Netherlands

73617

35yrs 1mths

Shot

Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea

Germany

B 1495

25yrs 5mths

Found dead

>> Purple Heron

>> Ardea purpurea

Hungary

504119

11yrs 6mths

Hunted

White Stork

Ciconia ciconia

Switzerland

S 127

39yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> White Stork

>> Ciconia ciconia

France

B 3115

34yrs 10mths

Found dead

Black Stork

Ciconia nigra

Poland

A 995853

18yrs 7mths

Shot

>> Black Stork

>> Ciconia nigra

Hungary

601238

15yrs 2mths

Ring number read in the field

Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus

Hungary

27530

9yrs 1mths

Shot

Greater Flamingo

Phoenocopterus ruber

France

FA 5233

27yrs 6mths

Ring number read in the field

Mute Swan

Cygnus olor

Britain & Ireland

Z 40808

>28yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> Mute Swan

>> Cygnus olor

Germany

111617

>28yrs 7mths

Ring number read in the field

Bewick`s Swan

Cygnus columbianus

Britain & Ireland

Z 20874

>23yrs 7mths

Ring number read in the field

Whooper Swan

Cygnus cygnus

Denmark

A 5632

26yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Whooper Swan

>> Cygnus cygnus

Britain & Ireland

Z 43025

>25yrs 9mths

Found dead

Bean Goose

Anser fabalis

Germany

210151

>25yrs 7mths

Found dead

>> Bean Goose

>> Anser fabalis

Germany

206129

>12yrs 3mths

Shot

Pink-footed Goose

Anser brachyrhynchus

Britain & Ireland

1007952

>40yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Pink-footed Goose

>> Anser brachyrhynchus

Norway

22yrs 4mths

 

White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons

The Netherlands

8008491

>25yrs 3mths

Shot

>> White-fronted Goose

>> Anser albifrons

Britain & Ireland

1193309

19yrs 2mths

Shot

Lesser White-fronted Goose

Anser erythropus

Sweden

9127696

14yrs 9mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Lesser White-fronted Goose

>> Anser erythropus

Sweden

9153928

14yrs 0mths

Ring number read in the field

Greylag Goose

Anser anser

Denmark

7775

24yrs 0mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Greylag Goose

>> Anser anser

Belgium

439

>23yrs 7mths

Found dead (road casualty)

Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Britain & Ireland

5067777

27yrs 5mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Canada Goose

>> Branta canadensis

Britain & Ireland

5084137

27yrs 5mths

Found dead

Barnacle Goose

Branta leucopsis

Britain & Ireland

1061347

28yrs 2mths

Found dead

>> Barnacle Goose

>> Branta leucopsis

Sweden

9179455

>25yrs 11mths

Identified by other marks in the field

Brent Goose

Branta bernicla

Britain & Ireland

GP 86044

28yrs 10mths

Shot

Shelduck

Tadorna tadorna

Britain & Ireland

GM 96505

24yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> Shelduck

>> Tadorna tadorna

Sweden

90A00877

>17yrs 9mths

Ring number read in the field

Wigeon

Anas penelope

Britain & Ireland

AT 71365

35yrs 2mths

Shot

>> Wigeon

>> Anas penelope

Denmark

14yrs 10mths

 

Gadwall

Anas strepera

Britain & Ireland

AT 83971

>22yrs 4mths

Shot

>> Gadwall

>> Anas strepera

Czech Republic

D 61605

9yrs 7mths

Shot

Teal

Anas crecca

Norway

21yrs 6mths

 

>> Teal

>> Anas crecca

France

ED 1418

>21yrs 3mths

Shot

Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos

Sweden

TA 5685

23yrs 3mths

Shot

>> Mallard

>> Anas platyrhynchos

Sweden

9048436

>21yrs 9mths

Shot

Pintail

Anas acuta

The Netherlands

5009767

>27yrs 5mths

Shot

>> Pintail

>> Anas acuta

Denmark

20yrs 5mths

 

Garganey

Anas querquedula

Denmark

14yrs 8mths

 

>> Garganey

>> Anas querquedula

Britain & Ireland

EC 74458

14yrs 7mths

Shot

Shoveler

Anas clypeata

Russia

E 47327

20yrs 4mths

 

>> Shoveler

>> Anas clypeata

Britain & Ireland

935572

>14yrs 9mths

Shot

Red-crested Pochard

Netta rufina

Denmark

8yrs 9mths

 

>> Red-crested Pochard

>> Netta rufina

Britain & Ireland

940448

>8yrs 5mths

Ring number read in the field

Pochard

Aythya ferina

Britain & Ireland

GK 61258

>23yrs 2mths

Shot

>> Pochard

>> Aythya ferina

Switzerland

Z 49899

19yrs 5mths

Shot

Ferruginous duck

Aythya nyroca

Switzerland

Z 5097

>9yrs 0mths

Killed by man

Tufted Duck

Aythya fuligula

Denmark

444967

>45yrs 3mths

Shot

>> Tufted Duck

>> Aythya fuligula

Britain & Ireland

FR 39497

22yrs 2mths

Shot

Scaup

Aythya marila

Switzerland

Z 21429

15yrs 3mths

Accidentally trapped (e.g. fishnets)

>> Scaup

>> Aythya marila

Finland

47205

>14yrs 0mths

Shot

Eider

Somateria mollissima

Britain & Ireland

942932

>36yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> Eider

>> Somateria mollissima

Denmark

>27yrs 7mths

 

Steller's Eider

Polysticta stelleri

Norway

497169

12yrs 9mths

Ring number read in the field

Harlequin Duck

Histrionicus histrionicus

Iceland

323757

>7yrs 0mths

Identified by other marks in the field

Long-tailed Duck

Clangula hyemalis

Finland

HT-34970

22yrs 8mths

Shot

>> Long-tailed Duck

>> Clangula hyemalis

Britain & Ireland

SS 68635

>21yrs 3mths

Shot

Common Scoter

Melanitta nigra

Iceland

328

>16yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> Common Scoter

>> Melanitta nigra

Britain & Ireland

GM 79351

>8yrs 2mths

Shot

Velvet Scoter

Melanitta fusca

Finland

H-57155

>21yrs 5mths

Shot

>> Velvet Scoter

>> Melanitta fusca

Sweden

9118882

>19yrs 4mths

Accidentally trapped (e.g. fishnets)

Barrow´s Goldeneye

Bucephala islandica

Iceland

228026

>15yrs 11mths

Found dead

Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

Russia

D 18692

16yrs 11mths

 

>> Goldeneye

>> Bucephala clangula

Sweden

9607255

>13yrs 8mths

Found dead

Smew

Mergus albellus

The Netherlands

5241039

>10yrs 0mths

Killed by animal

Red-breasted Merganser

Mergus serrator

Sweden

W 107522

21yrs 4mths

Shot

>> Red-breasted Merganser

>> Mergus serrator

Denmark

>14yrs 2mths

 

Goosander

Mergus merganser

Switzerland

Z 55000

14yrs 10mths

Shot

>> Goosander

>> Mergus merganser

Sweden

9120182

14yrs 2mths

Shot

Honey Buzzard

Pernis apivorus

Germany

C 52627

29yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> Honey Buzzard

>> Pernis apivorus

Sweden

TA 8826

27yrs 11mths

Found dead

Black Kite

Milvus migrans

Switzerland

829312

23yrs 10mths

Found dead (wires)

>> Black Kite

>> Milvus migrans

Poland

C 25955

5yrs 9mths

Killed by man

Red Kite

Milvus milvus

Germany

D 26437

25yrs 8mths

Killed by man

>> Red Kite

>> Milvus milvus

Britain & Ireland

HW 83376

20yrs 1mths

Found dead

White-tailed Eagle

Haliaeetus albicilla

Norway

106228

29yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> White-tailed Eagle

>> Haliaeetus albicilla

Sweden

H 8007

28yrs 10mths

Ring number read in the field

Egyptian Vulture

Neophron percnopterus

Spain

G 09545

17yrs 4mths

Found dead (electrocuted)

Griffon Vulture

Gyps fulvus

Spain

AB 1860

9yrs 11mths

Found dead

Marsh Harrier

Circus aeruginosus

Germany

D 16220

20yrs 1mths

Found dead

>> Marsh Harrier

>> Circus aeruginosus

Czech Republic

D 22845

18yrs 3mths

Found dead

Hen Harrier

Circus cyaneus

The Netherlands

3273552

17yrs 1mths

Found dead (road casualty)

>> Hen Harrier

>> Circus cyaneus

Britain & Ireland

FS 95528

15yrs 9mths

Found dead

Montagu`s Harrier

Circus pygargus

Germany

D 178

16yrs 1mths

Found dead

>> Montagu`s Harrier

>> Circus pygargus

Hungary

401215

13yrs 10mths

Found dead (road casualty)

Pallid Harrier

Circus macrourus

France

FA 9410

13yrs 5mths

 

Goshawk

Accipiter gentilis

Sweden

9130178

22yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> Goshawk

>> Accipiter gentilis

Sweden

9130457

18yrs 9mths

Found dead

Sparrowhawk

Accipiter nisus

Denmark

588073

20yrs 3mths

Found dead

>> Sparrowhawk

>> Accipiter nisus

Britain & Ireland

EF 80696

17yrs 2mths

Found dead

Buzzard

Buteo buteo

Denmark

313963

28yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> Buzzard

>> Buteo buteo

Denmark

3011454

>26yrs 10mths

Found dead

Rough-legged Buzzard

Buteo lagopus

Sweden

9208506

18yrs 9mths

Found dead (wires)

>> Rough-legged Buzzard

>> Buteo lagopus

Sweden

M 10260

16yrs 8mths

Shot

Lesser Spotted Eagle

Aquila pomarina

Hungary

603164

7yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Imperial Eagle

Aquila heliaca

Croatia

D 113756

25yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Imperial Eagle

>> Aquila heliaca

Czech Republic

L 1196

10yrs 0mths

Ring number read in the field

Golden Eagle

Aquila chrysaetos

Sweden

H 2043

>32yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> Golden Eagle

>> Aquila chrysaetos

Sweden

H 3598

>31yrs 0mths

Found dead

Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

Finland

M-17858

26yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Osprey

>> Pandion haliaetus

Finland

M-237

26yrs 1mths

Found sick

Lesser Kestrel

Falco naumanni

Spain

4019231

10yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Kestrel

Falco tinnunculus

Germany

GN 4735

20yrs 5mths

Found sick

>> Kestrel

>> Falco tinnunculus

Denmark

520379

16yrs 5mths

Found dead

Red-footed Falcon

Falco vespertinus

France

GT 9477

>13yrs 3mths

 

Merlin

Falco columbarius

Britain & Ireland

EB 28714

12yrs 8mths

Found dead

>> Merlin

>> Falco columbarius

Sweden

6103897

10yrs 1mths

Found dead

Hobby

Falco subbuteo

Germany

5103443

14yrs 1mths

Found dead (botulism)

>> Hobby

>> Falco subbuteo

Britain & Ireland

EK 04489

12yrs 1mths

Found dead

Eleonora´s Falcon

Falco eleonorae

Germany

5265733

11yrs 2mths

Shot

Saker

Falco cherrug

Hungary

517363

15yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Saker

>> Falco cherrug

Hungary

510868

12yrs 3mths

Found wounded (aircraft)

Gyr Falcon

Falco rusticolus

Iceland

15567

12yrs 11mths

Found dead

Peregrine

Falco peregrinus

Sweden

9002638

17yrs 4mths

Road casualty

Hazel Hen

Bonasa bonasia

Sweden

16504

7yrs 3mths

Shot

Willow Grouse

Lagopus lagopus

Finland

H-127524

>8yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

Ptarmigan

Lagopus mutus

Iceland

470824

6yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

Black Grouse

Tetrao tetrix

Finland

D-84897

>12yrs 3mths

Shot

>> Black Grouse

>> Tetrao tetrix

Switzerland

Z 7919

8yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

Capercaillie

Tetrao urogallus

Sweden

36825

>9yrs 4mths

Shot

Partridge

Perdix perdix

Britain & Ireland

FS 45771

5yrs 3mths

Shot

>> Partridge

>> Perdix perdix

Denmark

5yrs 0mths

 

Quail

Coturnix coturnix

Slovakia

K 261152

>14yrs 7mths

Shot

>> Quail

>> Coturnix coturnix

Italy

241247

>6yrs 0mths

Shot

Water Rail

Rallus aquaticus

Britain & Ireland

DA 56290

8yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Water Rail

>> Rallus aquaticus

Czech Republic

H 30640

6yrs 5mths

Shot

Little Crake

Porzana parva

Germany

G 115134

>5yrs 9mths

Found sick

Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus

Denmark

403675

18yrs 7mths

Found dead

>> Moorhen

>> Gallinula chloropus

Czech Republic

E 236015

12yrs 2mths

Shot

Coot

Fulica atra

Denmark

316250

>20yrs 7mths

Shot

>> Coot

>> Fulica atra

Switzerland

Z 38178

>17yrs 4mths

Shot

Crane

Grus grus

Sweden

9237782

20yrs 3mths

Identified by other marks in the field

>> Crane

>> Grus grus

Finland

M-2479

17yrs 3mths

Found dead (wires)

Great Bustard

Otis Tarda

Hungary

604951

9yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> Great Bustard

>> Otis Tarda

Hungary

600354

9yrs 5mths

Shot

Oystercatcher

Haematopus ostralegus

Germany

5022926

43yrs 4mths

Killed by bird of prey

>> Oystercatcher

>> Haematopus ostralegus

Britain & Ireland

SS 88071

36yrs 11mths

Found dead

Black-winged Stilt

Himantopus himantopus

Spain

4037768

>10yrs 3mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Black-winged Stilt

>> Himantopus himantopus

Portugal

J 4768

8yrs 11mths

Identified by other marks in the field

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

The Netherlands

3047434

27yrs 10mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Avocet

>> Recurvirostra avosetta

Denmark

24yrs 6mths

 

Stone Curlew

Burhinus oedicnemus

Britain & Ireland

ED 41923

17yrs 10mths

Found dead (road casualty)

Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius dubius

Finland

KT-453

>13yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Little Ringed Plover

>> Charadrius dubius

Sweden

3242069

>12yrs 10mths

Ring number read in the field

Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula

Britain & Ireland

BV 85945

>20yrs 10mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Ringed Plover

>> Charadrius hiaticula

Sweden

3341311

16yrs 0mths

Ring number read in the field

Kentish Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus

Sweden

3247244

19yrs 0mths

Identified by other marks in the field

>> Kentish Plover

>> Charadrius alexandrinus

Sweden

3258164

16yrs 1mths

Ring number read in the field

Dotterel

Charadrius morinellus

Britain & Ireland

XR 45242

>11yrs 9mths

Found dead

Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria

The Netherlands

364033

>12yrs 9mths

Shot

>> Golden Plover

>> Pluvialis apricaria

Britain & Ireland

2072773

>12yrs 7mths

Found dead

Grey Plover

Pluvialis squatarola

Britain & Ireland

DS 08723

>25yrs 7mths

Found dead

>> Grey Plover

>>Pluvialis squatarola

Britain & Ireland

DS 28889

>23yrs 6mths

Killed by bird of prey

Lapwing

Vanellus vanellus

Denmark

24yrs 6mths

 

>> Lapwing

>> Vanellus vanellus

Denmark

690909

>23yrs 7mths

Killed by man

Knot

Calidris canutus

Britain & Ireland

CE 25745

26yrs 8mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Knot

>> Calidris canutus

Britain & Ireland

CK 68568

>25yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

Sanderling

Calidris alba

Britain & Ireland

BB 52147

>18yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

Little Stint

Calidris minuta

Czech Republic

RX 17327

>14yrs 8mths

Found dead

>> Little Stint

>> Calidris minuta

France

1061363

12yrs 0mths

Found dead

Temminck`s Stint

Calidris temminckii

Finland

X-509959

12yrs 11mths

Identified by other marks in the field

>> Temminck`s Stint

>> Calidris temminckii

Finland

V-539341

12yrs 0mths

Identified by other marks in the field

Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea

Finland

PT-30356

19yrs 8mths

Shot

>> Curlew Sandpiper

>> Calidris ferruginea

Sweden

3322691

17yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

Purple Sandpiper

Calidris maritima

Sweden

4235212

20yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Purple Sandpiper

>> Calidris maritima

Sweden

4316860

19yrs 8mths

Controlled by ringer

Dunlin

Calidris alpina

Denmark

807017

28yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Dunlin

>> Calidris alpina

Norway

24yrs 0mths

 

Broad-billed Sandpiper

Limicola falcinellus

Sweden

3386241

>6yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Ruff

Philomachus pugnax

Finland

AT-8167

13yrs 11mths

Accidentally trapped (e.g. fishnets)

>> Ruff

>> Philomachus pugnax

Sweden

6056620

12yrs 3mths

Shot

Jack Snipe

Lymnocryptes minimus

Germany

7170838

>12yrs 4mths

Shot

>> Jack Snipe

>> Lymnocryptes minimus

Britain & Ireland

BV 13930

>10yrs 1mths

Found dead

Snipe

Gallinago gallinago

Sweden

4104395

>16yrs 3mths

Shot

>> Snipe

>> Gallinago gallinago

Britain & Ireland

XC 34292

>16yrs 2mths

Shot

Woodcock

Scolopax rusticola

Britain & Ireland

R 4516

15yrs 6mths

Shot

>> Woodcock

>> Scolopax rusticola

Sweden

6093380

>13yrs 9mths

Shot

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Britain & Ireland

EF 90838

23yrs 7mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Black-tailed Godwit

>> Limosa limosa

The Netherlands

3288275

21yrs 11mths

Ring number read in the field

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Britain & Ireland

DS 66532

>33yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Bar-tailed Godwit

>> Limosa lapponica

Britain & Ireland

DS 28165

>31yrs 4mths

Controlled by ringer

Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Britain & Ireland

EH 49697

16yrs 1mths

Shot

Curlew

Numenius arquata

Britain & Ireland

FS 40887

>31yrs 10mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Curlew

>> Numenius arquata

Sweden

D 1266

31yrs 6mths

Shot

Spotted Redshank

Tringa erythropus

Finland

B-70005

>8yrs 7mths

Shot

>> Spotted Redshank

>> Tringa erythropus

Britain & Ireland

DR 28508

8yrs 6mths

Shot

Redshank

Tringa totanus

Denmark

721125

>26yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Redshank

>> Tringa totanus

Britain & Ireland

DR 74213

>21yrs 9mths

Shot

Marsh Sandpiper

Tringa stagnatilis

France

GA 84137

>7yrs 1mths

Shot

Greenshank

Tringa nebularia

The Netherlands

2040963

>24yrs 5mths

Killed by man

>> Greenshank

>> Tringa nebularia

Britain & Ireland

DR 70162

>17yrs 2mths

Controlled by ringer

Green Sandpiper

Tringa ochropus

Britain & Ireland

CR 63312

>11yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Green Sandpiper

>> Tringa ochropus

Czech Republic

K 317972

>8yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Wood Sandpiper

Tringa glareola

Sweden

4035425

>11yrs 7mths

Shot

>> Wood Sandpiper

>> Tringa glareola

Sweden

4292108

11yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Terek Sandpiper

Xenus cinereus

Finland

AT-73914

16yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos

Sweden

3189307

>14yrs 6mths

Found dead

>> Common Sandpiper

>> Actitis hypoleucos

Britain & Ireland

NV 54164

14 yrs 0mths

Controlled breeding by ringer, male

Turnstone

Arenaria interpres

Britain & Ireland

XS 56243

>21yrs 5mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Turnstone

>> Arenaria interpres

Finland

A-13503

19yrs 8mths

Shot

Red-necked Phalarope

Phalaropus lobatus

Iceland

931327

9yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Red-necked Phalarope

>> Phalaropus lobatus

Britain & Ireland

NT 14346

6yrs 10mths

Ring number read in the field

Arctic Skua

Stercorarius parasiticus

Finland

ST-24110

31yrs 1mths

Found dead

>> Arctic Skua

>> Stercorarius parasiticus

Britain & Ireland

EH 26535

25yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Long-tailed Skua

Stercorarius longicaudus

Sweden

6164551

>11yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Great Skua

Catharacta skua

Britain & Ireland

HW 38116

34yrs 6mths

Found dead

>> Great Skua

>> Catharacta skua

Britain & Ireland

HW 25772

32yrs 11mths

Found dead

Mediterranean Gull

Larus melanocephalus

Greece

E 000958

22yrs 1mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Mediterranean Gull

>> Larus melanocephalus

The Netherlands

3449428

20yrs 3mths

Identified by other marks in the field

Little Gull

Larus minutus

Finland

AT-35319

>20yrs 11mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Little Gull

>> Larus minutus

Britain & Ireland

CE 73589

>13yrs 1mths

Found dead

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Finland

S-049023

30yrs 7mths

Found dead

>> Black-headed Gull

>> Larus ridibundus

Britain & Ireland

EH 42857

>29yrs 6mths

Ring number read in the field

Slender-billed Gull

Larus genei

Russia

E 271491

16yrs 2mths

Controlled by ringer

Audouin´s Gull

Larus audouinii

Italy

T 51596

20yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Common Gull

Larus canus

Denmark

5003247

33yrs 8mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Common Gull

>> Larus canus

Finland

CT-014051

31yrs 8mths

Ring number read in the field

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Larus fuscus

Britain & Ireland

GM 21509

34yrs 10mths

Shot

>> Lesser Black-backed Gull

>> Larus fuscus

Finland

HT-38864

32yrs 2mths

Ring number read in the field

Herring Gull

Larus argentatus

The Netherlands

5020154

34yrs 9mths

Accidentally trapped (e.g. fishnets)

>> Herring Gull

>> Larus argentatus

Norway

33yrs 10mths

 

Yellow-legged Gull

Larus michahellis

Italy

C 27989

19yrs 2mths

Ring number read in the field

Glaucous Gull

Larus hyperboreus

Iceland

214599

18yrs 8mths

Shot

>> Glaucous Gull

>> Larus hyperboreus

Britain & Ireland

HT 06122

17yrs 10mths

Found dead

Great Black-backed Gull

Larus marinus

Finland

DT-13489

29yrs 2mths

Found dead

>> Great Black-backed Gull

>> Larus marinus

Finland

DT-3765

27yrs 1mths

Shot

Kittiwake

Rissa tridactyla

Britain & Ireland

EC 26662

28yrs 6mths

Found dead (oiled)

>> Kittiwake

>> Rissa tridactyla

Denmark

26yrs 0mths

 

Ivory Gull

Pagophila eburnea

Norway

5yrs 11mths

 

Gull-billed Tern

Gelochelidon nilotica

Denmark

15yrs 9mths

 

>> Gull-billed Tern

>> Gelochelidon nilotica

Germany

6308865

12yrs 10mths

 

Caspian Tern

Sterna caspia

Sweden

U 22698

30yrs 0mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Caspian Tern

>> Sterna caspia

Sweden

U 68036

27yrs 11mths

Ring number read in the field

Sandwich Tern

Sterna sandvicensis

Britain & Ireland

DS 61571

30yrs 9mths

Trapped

>> Sandwich Tern

>> Sterna sandvicensis

Sweden

5047158

27yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Roseate Tern

Sterna dougallii

Britain & Ireland

SX 080--

23yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> Roseate Tern

>>Sterna dougallii

Britain & Ireland

CK 73170

21yrs 0mths

Ring number read in the field

Common Tern

Sterna hirundo

Britain & Ireland

CK 39045

33yrs 0mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Common Tern

>> Sterna hirundo

Sweden

4027650

29yrs 9mths

Found sick

Arctic Tern

Sterna paradisaea

Denmark

864637

30yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Arctic Tern

>> Sterna paradisaea

Germany

7491927

30yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Little Tern

Sterna albifrons

Germany

80303320

23yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Little Tern

>> Sterna albifrons

Denmark

23yrs 3mths

 

Black Tern

Chlidonias niger

Denmark

8045639

21yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> Black Tern

>> Chlidonias niger

Sweden

3274728

11yrs 11mths

Ring number read in the field

Guillemot

Uria aalge

Sweden

962086?

42yrs 10mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Guillemot

>> Uria aalge

Sweden

9632033

40yrs 0mths

Found dead

Brünnick´s Guillemot

Uria lomvia

Norway

468103

27yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> Brünnick´s Guillemot

>> Uria lomvia

Norway

449130

20yrs 5mths

Shot

Razorbill

Alca torda

Britain & Ireland

AT 73954

42yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Razorbill

>> Alca torda

Britain & Ireland

M2388

>30yrs 5mths

Found dead

Black Guillemot

Cepphus grylle

Sweden

7068685

29yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Black Guillemot

>> Cepphus grylle

Denmark

6027267

29yrs 0mths

Killed by other species of bird

Little Auk

Alle alle

Norway

7yrs 6mths

 

Puffin

Fratercula arctica

Norway

56705

40yrs 10mths

Killed by Raven (or Falcon)

>> Puffin

>> Fratercula arctica

Britain & Ireland

EB 73152

34yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Rock Dove

Columba livia

Britain & Ireland

EK 12066

8yrs 1mths

Found dead

Stock Dove

Columba oenas

Switzerland

930722

12yrs 7mths

Killed by man

>> Stock Dove

>> Columba oenas

Switzerland

926424

12yrs 4mths

Shot

Wood Pigeon

Columba palumbus

Britain & Ireland

FV 67324

17yrs 8mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Wood Pigeon

>> Columba palumbus

Britain & Ireland

339579

15yrs 11mths

Shot

Collared Dove

Streptopelia decaocto

Britain & Ireland

ED 04205

>17yrs 8mths

Found dead

>> Collared Dove

>> Streptopelia decaocto

Sweden

6071530

14yrs 5mths

Controlled by ringer

Turtle Dove

Streptopelia turtur

The Netherlands

167353

13yrs 2mths

Shot

>> Turtle Dove

>> Streptopelia turtur

Britain & Ireland

2073711

>12yrs 2mths

Shot

Cuckoo

Cuculus canorus

Germany

6023421

12yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Cuckoo

>> Cuculus canorus

Britain & Ireland

DA 49782

>7yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Barn Owl

Tyto alba

The Netherlands

102460

>17yrs 11mths

Found dead

Scops Owl

Otus scops

Hungary

372582

>6yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Eagle Owl

Bubo bubo

Sweden

H 8520

27yrs 4mths

Found dead (train)

>> Eagle Owl

>> Bubo bubo

Czech Republic

A 1406

27yrs 3mths

Found dead

Hawk Owl

Surnia ulula

Norway

16yrs 2mths

 

>> Hawk Owl

>> Surnia ulula

Sweden

9038484

8yrs 3mths

Found dead (wires)

Pygmy Owl

Glaucidium passerinum

Germany

TA 1347

6yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Pygmy Owl

>> Glaucidium passerinum

Finland

BV-19602

5yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Little Owl

Athene noctua

Britain & Ireland

ES 03970

>11yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Little Owl

>> Athene noctua

Denmark

10yrs 2mths

 

Tawny Owl

Strix aluco

Czech Republic

C 17021

22yrs 5mths

Shot

>> Tawny Owl

>> Strix aluco

Finland

D-108784

22yrs 5mths

Found dead

Ural Owl

Strix uralensis

Finland

D-47397

23yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> Ural Owl

>> Strix uralensis

Sweden

9208989

20yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Great Grey Owl

Strix nebulosa

Sweden

9220369

15yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

>> Great Grey Owl

>> Strix nebulosa

Sweden

9239020

15yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Long-eared Owl

Asio otus

Finland

H-7998

>17yrs 11mths

Shot

>> Long-eared Owl

>> Asio otus

Britain & Ireland

GP 73037

12yrs 10mths

Found dead

Short-eared Owl

Asio flammeus

Germany

3066160

20yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> Short-eared Owl

>> Asio flammeus

Britain & Ireland

AF 3938

6yrs 8mths

Shot

Tengmalm`s Owl

Aegolius funereus

Finland

C-99518

15yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> Tengmalm`s Owl

>> Aegolius funereus

Switzerland

P 436

12yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

Nightjar

Caprimulgus europaeus

Britain & Ireland

XJ 86805

>11yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Nightjar

>> Caprimulgus europaeus

Sweden

4172759

>7yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Red-nected Nightjar

Caprimulgus ruficollis

Spain

3031673

13yrs 3mths

Controlled by ringer

Swift

Apus apus

Sweden

ZB 84?

21yrs 1mths

Found sick (cold weather)

>> Swift

>> Apus apus

Switzerland

605769

21yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Alpine Swift

Apus melba

Switzerland

900438

26yrs 0mths

Found sick (cold weather)

Kingfisher

Alcedo atthis

Belgium

N 18630

21yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Kingfisher

>> Alcedo atthis

Czech Republic

R 101728

>6yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Bee-eater

Merops apiaster

Germany

NA 15042

>5yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Roller

Coracias garrulus

Poland

E 30905

9yrs 2mths

Shot

>> Roller

>> Coracias garrulus

Hungary

310748

6yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Wryneck

Jynx torquilla

Czech Republic

Z 735064

>6yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Wryneck

>> Jynx torquilla

Finland

P-245673

6yrs 2mths

Shot

Grey-headed Woodpecker

Picus canus

Hungary

672050

>7yrs 8mths

Found dead

>> Grey-headed Woodpecker

>> Picus canus

Germany

5021520

5yrs 5mths

Found dead

Green Woodpecker

Picus viridis

Britain & Ireland

DS 73653

15yrs 1mths

Found dead (road casualty)

>> Green Woodpecker

>> Picus viridis

Czech Republic

H 37162

12yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Black Woodpecker

Dryocopus martius

Finland

S-95923

14yrs 0mths

Identified by other marks in the field

>> Black Woodpecker

>> Dryocopus martius

Denmark

>13yrs 7mths

 

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Dendrocopos major

Sweden

4330049

>12yrs 8mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Great Spotted Woodpecker

>> Dendrocopos major

Britain & Ireland

CV 01295

>11yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Syrian Woodpecker

Dendrocopos syriacus

Hungary

223005

>10yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Syrian Woodpecker

>> Dendrocopos syriacus

Hungary

1003948

>6yrs 0mths

Found dead

Middle Spotted Woodpecker

Dendrocopos medius

Hungary

XX 6641

7yrs 4mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Middle Spotted Woodpecker

>> Dendrocopos medius

Czech Republic

K 53328

6yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

White-backed Woodpecker

Dendrocopos leucotos

Finland

A-554077

>15yrs 11mths

Identified by other marks in the field

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Dendrocopos minor

Sweden

A 35019

9yrs 10mths

Identified by other marks in the field

>> Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

>> Dendrocopos minor

Switzerland

E 893552

7yrs 3mths

Controlled by ringer

Three-toed Woodpecker

Picoides tridactylus

Finland

A-587491

11yrs 3mths

Identified by other marks in the field

>> Three-toed Woodpecker

>>Picoides tridactylus

Finland

A-275614

>6yrs 3mths

Shot

Crested Lark

Galerida cristata

Germany

H 685798

11yrs 7mths

Found dead

Woodlark

Lullula arborea

Britain & Ireland

VC 1823-

5yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Skylark

Alauda arvensis

Czech Republic

M 107989

10yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> Skylark

>> Alauda arvensis

Britain & Ireland

BN 21415

>9yrs 5mths

Controlled by ringer

Sand Martin

Riparia riparia

Sweden

AR 45926

>10yrs 0mths

Found dead (road casualty)

>> Sand Martin

>> Riparia riparia

Hungary

E 04609

>8yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Sand Martin

>> Riparia riparia

Sweden

1631191

8yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Britain & Ireland

LK 620

11yrs 1mths

Found dead

>> Barn Swallow

>> Hirundo rustica

Denmark

10yrs 11mths

 

House Martin

Delichon urbica

Sweden

1519863

>15yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> House Martin

>> Delichon urbica

Germany

G 68114

14yrs 6mths

Shot

Tree Pipit

Anthus trivialis

Czech Republic

Z 347042

>8yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> Tree Pipit

>> Anthus trivialis

Sweden

2452196

>8yrs 2mths

Shot

Meadow Pipit

Anthus pratensis

Czech Republic

Z 410138

>8yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> Meadow Pipit

>> Anthus pratensis

Norway

7yrs 9mths

 

Rock Pipit

Anthus petrosus

Sweden

AK 74816

>10yrs 11mths

Identified by other marks in the field

>> Rock Pipit

>> Anthus petrosus

Sweden

AS 77028

10yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Yellow Wagtail

Motacilla flava

Sweden

2407355

>8yrs 10mths

Found dead (wires)

>> Yellow Wagtail

>> Motacilla flava

Britain & Ireland

A 452699

8yrs 9mths

Shot

Grey Wagtail

Motacilla cinerea

Germany

BO 87112

>8yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Grey Wagtail

>> Motacilla cinerea

Czech Republic

M 437773

>7yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

White Wagtail

Motacilla alba

Czech Republic

N 212046

>13yrs 8mths

Controlled by ringer

>> White Wagtail

>> Motacilla alba

Britain & Ireland

KN 38306

>12yrs 4mths

Found dead

Waxwing

Bombycilla garrulus

Czech Republic

R 69674

>13yrs 6mths

Found dead

>> Waxwing

>> Bombycilla garrulus

Sweden

3292355

>6yrs 7mths

Found dead (window)

Dipper

Cinclus cinclus

Finland

PT-34971

10yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Dipper

>> Cinclus cinclus

Sweden

4132239

10yrs 4mths

Controlled by ringer

Wren

Troglodytes troglodytes

Britain & Ireland

9B 2979

6yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> Wren

>> Troglodytes troglodytes

Czech Republic

N 16485

5yrs 5mths

Found dead

Dunnock

Prunella modularis

Denmark

9A 59942

20yrs 10mths

Found dead (fresh)

>> Dunnock

>> Prunella modularis

Britain & Ireland

BW 170

>11yrs 8mths

Found dead

Alpine Accentor

Prunella collaris

Slovenia

K 69

>7yrs 8mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Alpine Accentor

>> Prunella collaris

Switzerland

N 91002

>7yrs 5mths

Found dead

Robin

Erithacus rubecula

Czech Republic

Z 364896

>19yrs 4mths

Found dead (fresh)

>> Robin

>> Erithacus rubecula

Poland

HA 240125

17yrs 3mths

Killed by man

Thrush Nightingale

Luscinia luscinia

Germany

80134942

>8yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> Thrush Nightingale

>> Luscinia luscinia

Hungary

Y 95389

8yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Nightingale

Luscinia megarhynchos

Spain

2498771

>10yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Nightingale

>> Luscinia megarhynchos

Slovakia

M 986504

>9yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Bluethroat

Luscinia s. cyanecula

Spain

N 0074112

11yrs 5mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Bluethroat

>> Luscinia s. svecica

Sweden

2625610

>8yrs 10mths

Found dead (window)

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros

The Netherlands

S 128312

>10yrs 2mths

Killed by man

>> Black Redstart

>> Phoenicurus ochrorus

Czech Republic

M 5567

6yrs 7mths

Found dead

Redstart

Phoenicurus phoenicurus

Denmark

9H 40474

10yrs 3mths

Killed by man

>> Redstart

>> Phoenicurus phoenicurus

Czech Republic

N 1091

>10yrs 2mths

Shot

Whinchat

Saxicola rubetra

Czech Republic

T 389922

>6yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Whinchat

>> Saxicola rubetra

Switzerland

548075

6yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Stonechat

Saxicola torquata

Germany

9X 36806

>8yrs 10mths

Found dead

Wheatear

Oenanthe oenanthe

Sweden

1EE42448

10yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

>> Wheatear

>> Oenanthe oenanthe

Britain & Ireland

VR 22154

8yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Ring Ouzel

Turdus torquatus

Spain

3015231

9yrs 1mths

Found dead

>> Ring Ouzel

>> Turdus torquatus

Britain & Ireland

CH 15361

>7yrs 3mths

Found dead

Blackbird

Turdus merula

Germany

7561680

21yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Blackbird

>> Turdus merula

Denmark

18yrs 4mths

 

Fieldfare

Turdus pilaris

Finland

A-44583

18yrs 1mths

Shot

>> Fieldfare

>> Turdus pilaris

Norway

12yrs 10mths

 

Song Thrush

Turdus philomelos

Britain & Ireland

CP 71448

>17yrs 8mths

Found dead

>> Song Thrush

>> Turdus philomelos

Denmark

17yrs 6mths

 

Redwing

Turdus iliacus

Finland

P-337619

17yrs 4mths

Shot

>> Redwing

>> Turdus iliacus

Britain & Ireland

BV 03757

13yrs 2mths

Shot

Mistle Thrush

Turdus viscivorus

Switzerland

768038

21yrs 3mths

Shot

>> Mistle Thrush

>> Turdus viscivorus

Britain & Ireland

CP 00285

>12yrs 3mths

Found dead

Cetti`s Warbler

Cettia cetti

Britain & Ireland

KV 98586

7yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

Grasshopper Warbler

Locustella naevia

Britain & Ireland

A 889049

5yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

River Warbler

Locustella fluviatilis

Hungary

N 89384

>6yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Savi`s Warbler

Locustella luscinoides

Hungary

P 45251

9yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Savi`s Warbler

>> Locustella luscinoides

Slovakia

T 589040

7yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Moustached Warbler

Acrocephalus melanopogon

Hungary

Y 13562

>11yrs 3mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Moustached Warbler

>> Acrocephalus melanopogon

Hungary

6Y 5329

>10yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Sedge Warbler

Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Denmark

11yrs 10mths

 

>> Sedge Warbler

>> Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Finland

V-637074

10yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

Blyth`s Reed Warbler

Acrocephalus dumetorum

Finland

J-680164

>7yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

Marsh Warbler

Acrocephalus palustris

Sweden

AX 18398

>8yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Marsh Warbler

>> Acrocephalus palustris

Switzerland

226351

>8yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Reed Warbler

Acrocephalus scirpaceus

Britain & Ireland

E 872034

>14yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Reed Warbler

>> Acrocephalus scirpaceus

Sweden

AL 01647

12yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

Great Reed Warbler

Acrocephalus arundinaceus

Hungary

A 94706

>10yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Great Reed Warbler

>> Acrocephalus arundinaceus

Germany

80532535

>10yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Melodious Warbler

Hippolais polyglotta

Spain

525058

8yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Melodious Warbler

>> Hippolais polyglotta

Spain

M 36622

>8yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Icterine Warbler

Hippolais icterina

Germany

9G 77549

>10yrs 10mths

Shot

>> Icterine Warbler

>> Hippolais icterina

Czech Republic

T 222746

10yrs 1mths

Found injured (released)

Sardinian Warbler

Sylvia melanocephala

Spain

146809

8yrs 4mths

Controlled by ringer

Barred Warbler

Sylvia nisoria

Sweden

2310578

11yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Barred Warbler

>> Sylvia nisoria

Sweden

3289032

>7yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Lesser Whitethroat

Sylvia curruca

Britain & Ireland

N 439903

>7yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Lesser Whitethroat

>> Sylvia curruca

Sweden

BM 80678

7yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Whitethroat

Sylvia communis

Denmark

9C 12140

>8yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Whitethroat

>> Sylvia communis

Sweden

2KH92121

>7yrs 10mths

Found dead (window)

Garden Warbler

Sylvia borin

Germany

393985

>14yrs 2mths

Shot

>> Garden Warbler

>> Sylvia borin

Sweden

2KG93543

>10yrs 2mths

Controlled by ringer

Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla

Czech Republic

T 274613

>13yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Blackcap

>> Sylvia atricapilla

Germany

80767537

11yrs 7mths

Killed by man

Wood Warbler

Phylloscopus sibilatrix

Germany

AL 5318

10yrs 3mths

Controlled

>> Wood Warbler

>> Phylloscopus sibilatrix

Britain & Ireland

5N 6202

6yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita

Hungary

T 109177

>8yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Chiffchaff

>> Phylloscopus collybita

Britain & Ireland

5R 9768

7yrs 8mths

Found dead

Willow Warbler

Phylloscopus trochilus

Britain & Ireland

9J 1321

10yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Willow Warbler

>> Phylloscopus trochilus

Sweden

BM 27924

>8yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Goldcrest

Regulus regulus

Denmark

8A 46230

5yrs 5mths

Found dead

>> Goldcrest

>> Regulus regulus

Britain & Ireland

1J 2877

5yrs 2mths

Found dead (window)

Spotted Flycatcher

Muscicapa striata

Finland

J-978561

11yrs 0mths

Killed by cat

>> Spotted Flycatcher

>> Muscicapa striata

Sweden

1087473

>8yrs 2mths

Shot

Collared Flycatcher

Ficedula albicollis

Hungary

T 06103

>9yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Collared Flycatcher

>> Ficedula albicollis

Czech Republic

S 159940

8yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Pied Flycatcher

Ficedula hypoleuca

Finland

J-574662

10yrs 11mths

Shot

>> Pied Flycatcher

>> Ficedula hypoleuca

Britain & Ireland

H 642535

9yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicus

Czech Republic

M 522548

>6yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Bearded Tit

>> Panurus biarmicus

Britain & Ireland

E 296078

6yrs 5mths

Controlled by ringer

Long-tailed Tit

Aegithalos caudatus

Denmark

>11yrs 1mths

 

>> Long-tailed Tit

>> Aegithalos caudatus

Denmark

9398461

>10yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

Marsh Tit

Parus palustris

Sweden

AC 18265

>11yrs 11mths

Killed by bird of prey

Willow Tit

Parus montanus

Britain & Ireland

JE 10783

>11yrs 4mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Willow Tit

>> Parus montanus

Finland

X-382866

11yrs 4mths

Controlled by ringer

Siberian Tit

Parus cinctus

Finland

J-959031

9yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Siberian Tit

>> Parus cinctus

Norway

7yrs 4mths

 

Crested Tit

Parus cristatus

Finland

J-951734

>11yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Crested Tit

>> Parus cristatus

Britain & Ireland

E 443560

8yrs 6mths

Ring number read in the field

Coal Tit

Parus ater

Britain & Ireland

KB 35969

>9yrs 5mths

Controlled by ringer

Blue Tit

Parus caeruleus

Czech Republic

M 752398

>11yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Blue Tit

>> Parus caeruleus

Britain & Ireland

A 691347

9yrs 9mths

Found dead

Great Tit

Parus major

Germany

9222933

>15yrs 5mths

Found dead

>> Great Tit

>> Parus major

Britain & Ireland

BB 76998

13yrs 11mths

Found dead

Nuthatch

Sitta europaea

Britain & Ireland

VA 82072

>12yrs 10mths

Found dead

>> Nuthatch

>> Sitta europaea

Denmark

>11yrs 9mths

 

Treecreeper

Certhia familiaris

Britain & Ireland

3B 6601

8yrs 2mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Treecreeper

>> Certhia familiaris

Czech Republic

N 54258

>6yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

Short-toed Tree Creeper

Certhia brachydactyla

Czech Republic

U 1818

>5yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Short-toed Tree Creeper

>> Certhia brachydactyla

Spain

551897

>5yrs 8mths

Controlled by ringer

Penduline Tit

Remiz pendulinus

Hungary

M 47228

>7yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Penduline Tit

>> Remiz pendulinus

Sweden

BC 88232

6yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Golden Oriole

Oriolus oriolus

Britain & Ireland

RA 59406

10yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer (nesting)

>> Golden Oriole

>> Oriolus oriolus

Hungary

6485

7yrs 10mths

Shot

Red-backed Shrike

Lanius collurio

Hungary

156914

10yrs 1mths

Found dead

>> Red-backed Shrike

>> Lanius collurio

Denmark

DKC

>8yrs 0mths

 

Lesser Grey Shrike

Lanius minor

Slovakia

Z 740717

6yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Great Grey Shrike

Lanius excubitor

Finland

A-409668

>8yrs 2mths

Controlled by ringer

Woodchat Shrike

Lanius senator

Germany

7367101

5yrs 8mths

Found dead (train)

Jay

Garrulus glandarius

Britain & Ireland

DS 22102

17yrs 0mths

Found dead

>> Jay

>> Garrulus glandarius

Sweden

C 37195

16yrs 11mths

Found dead (wires)

Siberian Jay

Perisoreus infaustus

Finland

A-572455

13yrs 4mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Siberian Jay

>> Perisoreus infaustus

Sweden

5096665

>12yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

Magpie

Pica pica

Britain & Ireland

74564

21yrs 8mths

Shot

>> Magpie

>> Pica pica

Sweden

6089080

15yrs 2mths

Found dead

Nutcracker

Nucifraga caryocatactes

Sweden

5096906

>16yrs 1mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Nutcracker

>> Nucifraga caryocatactes

Sweden

X 6168

14yrs 4mths

Found dead

Chough

Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Britain & Ireland

EC 00074

>17yrs 5mths

Found dead

>> Chough

>> Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Spain

6078416

12yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

Alpine Chough

Pyrrhocorax graculus

Switzerland

K 4672

23yrs 4mths

Ring number read in the field

Jackdaw

Corvus monedula

Denmark

20yrs 4mths

 

>> Jackdaw

>> Corvus monedula

Sweden

6109466

19yrs 11mths

Found dead

Rook

Corvus frugilegus

Britain & Ireland

FV 55866

22yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Rook

>> Corvus frugilegus

Britain & Ireland

FS 21792

20yrs 6mths

Shot

Crow

Corvus corone

Switzerland

Z 58565

19yrs 2mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Crow

>> Corvus corone

Britain & Ireland

FS 40208

17yrs 10mths

Shot

Raven

Corvus corax

Norway

NOS

23yrs 3mths

 

>> Raven

>> Corvus corax

Norway

342461

21yrs 11mths

Ring number read in the field

Starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Denmark

8552412

22yrs 11mths

Found dead

>> Starling

>> Sturnus vulgaris

Sweden

5017647

>17yrs 0mths

Found dead

Spotless Starling

Sturnus unicolor

Spain

3173460

8yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

Denmark

9412172

>19yrs 9mths

Found dead

>> House Sparrow

>> Passer domesticus

Sweden

3177688

16yrs 3mths

Found dead

Spanish Sparrow

Passer hispaniolensis

Spain

2718667

7yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

Tree Sparrow

Passer montanus

France

417586

>13yrs 1mths

Found dead

>> Tree Sparrow

>> Passer montanus

Britain & Ireland

NN 15352

10yrs 10mths

Found dead

Rock Sparrow

Petronia petronia

Spain

2752869

7yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs

Switzerland

E 303097

>15yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Chaffinch

>> Fringilla coelebs

The Netherlands

F 19734

>14yrs 0mths

Found dead

Brambling

Fringilla montifringilla

Sweden

2197911

>14yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Brambling

>> Fringilla montifringilla

Switzerland

511124

12yrs 6mths

Killed by man

Serin

Serinus serinus

Czech Republic

N 13903

>13yrs 4mths

Found dead

>> Serin

>> Serinus serinus

Czech Republic

T 286084

10yrs 2mths

Controlled by ringer

Greenfinch

Carduelis chloris

Czech Republic

Z 1852

>13yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Greenfinch

>> Carduelis chloris

Britain & Ireland

P 3640

12yrs 11mths

Controlled

Goldfinch

Carduelis carduelis

Czech Republic

T 104726

14yrs 1mths

Found dead

>> Goldfinch

>> Carduelis carduelis

Germany

8719527

>11yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

Siskin

Carduelis spinus

Russia

S 730968

13yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Siskin

>> Carduelis spinus

Britain & Ireland

C 674383

9yrs 9mths

Controlled by ringer

Linnet

Carduelis cannabina

France

1192972

9yrs 5mths

Found dead

>> Linnet

>> Carduelis cannabina

Britain & Ireland

AX 63464

8yrs 3mths

Found dead

Twite

Carduelis flavirostris

Denmark

>5yrs 6mths

 

Redpoll

Carduelis flammea

Denmark

12yrs 2mths

 

>> Redpoll

>> Carduelis flammea

Finland

K-370978

10yrs 8mths

Shot

Crossbill

Loxia curvirostra

Czech Republic

RX 2233

>14yrs 3mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Crossbill

>> Loxia curvirostra

Sweden

YL 2605

>6yrs 10mths

Shot

Parrot Crossbill

Loxia pytyopsittacus

Sweden

YM 3015

>6 yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Scarlet Rosefinch

Carpodacus erythrinus

Finland

P-81988

8yrs 11mths

Ring number read in the field

>> Scarlet Rosefinch

>> Carpodacus erythrinus

Sweden

2KB38178

>8yrs 11mths

Controlled by ringer

Bullfinch

Pyrrhula pyrrhula

Germany

8983918

>12yrs 7mths

Found dead

>> Bullfinch

>> Pyrrhula pyrrhula

Sweden

3160625

>12yrs 6mths

Found dead

Hawfinch

Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Germany

7241335

>12yrs 7mths

Found dead

>> Hawfinch

>> Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Germany

7174629

>10yrs 7mths

Found dead (road casualty)

Snow Bunting

Plectrophenax nivalis

Iceland

952718

9yrs 6mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Snow Bunting

>> Plectrophenax nivalis

Britain & Ireland

VN 81690

9yrs 5mths

Controlled by ringer

Yellowhammer

Emberiza citrinella

Britain & Ireland

JC 97236

>13yrs 3mths

Found dead

>> Yellowhammer

>> Emberiza citrinella

Germany

80438231

>13yrs 0mths

Killed by bird of prey

Ortolan Bunting

Emberiza hortulana

Switzerland

E 966705

>6yrs 10mths

Found dead (road casualty)

>> Ortolan Bunting

>> Emberiza hortulana

Norway

E 311117

>5yrs 10mths

Controlled by ringer

Yellow-breasted Bunting

Emberiza aureola

Finland

P-105089

7yrs 0mths

Controlled by ringer

Reed Bunting

Emberiza schoeniclus

Switzerland

A 220452

>12yrs 3mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Reed Bunting

>> Emberiza schoeniclus

The Netherlands

S 9774

>11yrs 3mths

Found dead

Corn Bunting

Miliaria calandra

Czech Republic

Z 289597

>10yrs 7mths

Controlled by ringer

>> Corn Bunting

>> Miliaria calandra

Spain

Y 5823

9yrs 10mths

Shot

 

 

 

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Fransson, T., Kolehmainen, T., Kroon, C., Jansson, L. & Wenninger, T. (2010)
EURING list of longevity records for European birds (http://www.euring.org/data_and_codes/longevity.htm).
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