The South African Bird Ringing Unit

Ringing birds around Africa!


Colour Ringing Project for Common Buzzards in the Garden Route

Researcher/s: Andrew Marshall, Mark Brown, Louis Heyns, Gerrie Jansen van Rensburg, Robin Teifel

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Species: Steppe (Common) Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
Location: Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa
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Running From: November 2023 – onwards
Ring Type: Legring: 1 letter, 2 or 3 numbers
Colour Combination: Left Leg: White rings with Black writing – A50 to A100 and 50A to 100A

This project aims to monitor the distribution and movements of Common Buzzards on the Garden Route.