The South African Bird Ringing Unit

Ringing birds around Africa!


Software and Excel spreadsheets


Download this version of excel to use for your data entry:

Excel Ringers Program Version 2 1180 kb
Changes made to excel program:
Updated 27/01/2014; more compatible with new upload system


Older versions below for reference, but not recommended.

Excel Ringers Program Version 1210 kb
Changes made to excel program:
Updated 01/07/2007; species list updated 19/10/2009

Access 97 Ringers Program Version 1a 853 kb

Access 2000 Ringers Program Version 1a 1116 kb
Developed by Michael Brooks and George Viljoen.
First posted 16 Sept 2003.
Note that only users with a valid copy of Access 97 (or higher) will be able to use this program.
Save the zipped file to C:\ on your hard drive, run the application, choose 'Unzip' and it will unzip the files into a directory called SAFRING. Then open the program "SafringV1_1". Under c:\SAFRING\documents will be a Word document explaining how to use the program. Note, for instance, that you must enter your User Info and issue your rings first before you can enter ringing data.