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Bands on Turnstones

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Old Wednesday 23rd January 2008, 11:34   #1
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Bands on Turnstones

I found these 2 Ruddy Turnstones in the Caribbean with bands/rings on can anybody tell me where they were banded please.
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Old Wednesday 23rd January 2008, 18:11   #2
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Try the Website CR Birding . The CR stands for Colour Ringing It is mainly European
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Old Thursday 24th January 2008, 08:19   #3
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Sightings of colour-marked birds can be reported online. For birds within Europe please report details at
Details of colour-marked birds submitted here are directed to the appropriated colour-ring coordinator who will contact potential ringers and request details are passed back to the observer; because this communication process can take a bit of time please be patient when waiting for a reply.

For sightings in North America please use the form at

The birds in question here have most likely been marked in Delaware Bay on the east coast of the USA. The Turnstone in the left phot has a flag with an inscribed unique code, if this can be read then the indivudual may be able to be traced. Please see or for details of Shorebird monitoring in Delaware Bay.

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Old Thursday 24th January 2008, 10:19   #4
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Thanks very much, this looks the most likely place these are from.
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