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Newbury Ringing Group Recovery Maps
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Although good numbers of Willow Warbler are captured on migration, we have relatively few recoveries. In recent time for much of our capture we use audio lures and have had relatively good success using these after the breeding season, mostly during August, picking up Autumn migration movements.
Recapture numbers are low.
Records: 2300+ birds have been ringed by Newbury Ringing Group since 1967
13 birds ringed by us have been recovered elsewhere
2 ringed elsewhere have been recaptured by us.
(Some recoveries are local to the site)
Distance: ringed: 28-
1649 km 129 days
Longevity: first ringed as an adult female 24-
5 years 36 days
The Willow Warbler breeds in temperate Europe and Asia. A migrant, almost all of the population winters in sub-