This data base consists of bird ring-recovery data from the Aranzadi Ringing Scheme (Aranzadi Sciences Society, Spain). Data have been compiled since 1950. For each record, you will find the following information: species, locality (province, country, X and Y coordinates), catching method, and ring-recovery conditions and circumstances.

The collection was established in 1950 and ceased acquisitions in 2013.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include Animalia.

Includes members from the following taxa:
Accipitriformes, Anseriformes, Apodiformes, Aves, Bird ringing and recovery data, Charadriiformes, Chordata, Ciconiiformes, Coliiformes, Columbiformes, Coraciiformes, Cuculiformes, Falconiformes, Galliformes, Gruiformes, Passeriformes, Pelecaniformes, Phoenicopteriformes, Piciformes, Podicipediformes, Procellariiformes, Psittaciformes, Strigiformes, Suliformes and Upupiformes.

Geographic range

Europe, Africa and South America

Number of in the collection

The estimated number of is 660,990.

Of these 660,990 are databased. This represents 100.0 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2016-11-07 10:02:56.0


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Ariñe Crespo Díaz
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Digitised records available through the Atlas

The collections has 660,990 records.
The collection has databased 100.0 % of these (660,990 records).

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