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Request for Reports of Sightings of Ringed Brent to grahammcelwaine@btinternet.com of The Irish Brent Goose Research Group (IBGRG)

 
     
     
  8 March 2015
I attach photo of a Brent Goose which was among a group of 2 adults and 4 juveniles, (adult ringed PZRR) which I took today at Bull Island Saltmarsh, shortly after high tide. Details have been sent to Graham.TC

Brent Goose with rings at Bull Island (Photo by Tom Carroll)

 
 
 

 

 
  23 February 2015
I attach photo of a Brent Goose which I took today at 1.30.m. at Santa Sabina Manor, Sutton.  The goose was in a flock of about 60 geese.  They were feeding in a grassy area.  The rings read Right Leg "L lime", Left Leg "6 yellow".

Click here to read of a full report of the bird's movements and since it was first ringed... Sightings Report for L6LY


Brent Goose with rings in Sutton (Photo by Bill Quinn)
 
     
 

15 November 2013
Eoin McCumiskey reported a Brent Goose 9DWW to Graham McElwaine in November and the following are details of the bird in question...

Darvic:  9DWW    Right Leg: 9  White         Age: 6        
Metal                  Left Leg:   D  White         Sex: M

Date Ringed:      12/01/2006        
Ringing Site        Strangford L./Myra West

Click here to read of a full report of the bird's movements and since it was first ringed.... Sightings Report for 9DWW

 
     
 

4 February 2013
I attach photo of a Brent Goose which I took today (4th February) at about 12:10 pm. This bird was part of a small flock of about 55-60 geese. They were located on the first fairway of Sutton Golf Club. The identification reference for this bird is 49RY. There was another ringed bird present in the flock reference 32RY. I have sent this information to Graham McElwaine.BQ  We look forward to hearing what details Graham has on this bird.Editor  -  News so far on this Goose...

Date Ringed 12/02/2010 Ringing Site Red Arches Road, Baldoyle, Co. Dublin

Brent Goose with rings at Sutton Golf Club (Photo by Bill Quinn)

 
     
     
  26 December 2006
Bull Island: A colour-ringed Brent Goose fitted with a satellite transmitter. This individual, called Orville, was on the grassy verge just beyond the sea scouts building along the Bull Wall. It has been present for two weeks.Eugene Archer.
 
 

 

 
 

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