Anillamiento SEO_Bird ringing

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Scientific bird ringing is a research method based on the individual marking of birds. Bird Ringing involves the marking of individual birds by highly trained ornithologists to provide vitaldata on migration patterns, demography and ecological processes.

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Ringing Database address ICONA - Ministry of Environment, year. Ringing and recovery data in Spain Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, SEO / BirdLife, ICO, EBD-CSIC and GOB. Madrid. Banco de datos de anillamiento del remite ICONA – Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, año. Datos de anillamiento y recuperaciones en España. Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, SEO/BirdLife, ICO, EBD-CSIC y GOB. Madrid.


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Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence; Bird ringing; bird banding; birds; aves; anillamiento científico; España; Spain


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Geographic Coverage

Eurasia, Africa, America and Antartica contintent

Bounding Coordinates South West [-76.13, -88.05], North East [73.16, 114.06]

Taxonomic Coverage

Waterbird group:Accipitriformes, Anseriformes, Charadriiformes, Ciconiiformes, Gaviiformes, Gruiformes, Pelecaniformes, Phoenicopteriformes, Podicipediformes, Procellariformes, Procellariiformes. Alcedinidae, Alcidae, Anatidae, Ardeidae, Burhinidae, Charadriidae, Ciconiidae, Diomedeidae, Embericidae, Fregatidae, Gaviidae, Gruidae, Haematopodidae, Hydrobatidae, Laridae, Pandionidae, Pelecanidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Phoenicopteridae, Podicipedidae, Procellariidae, Rallidae, Recurvirostridae, Scolopacidae, Stercorariidae, Sternidae, Strigidae, Sulidae, Sylviidae, Threskiornithidae y Turnicidae.

Kingdom Animalia (Birds)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1954-11-01 / 2015-12-31

Sampling Methods

Bird ringing in Spain by SEO/BirdLife

Study Extent Spain
Quality Control SEO/BirdLife Scheme

Method step description:

  1. Catching birds. Bird identify. Bird ringing. Bird data record. Bird release. Computerization. To send the information to SEO/BirdLife by To send the information to EURING Data Bank.

Additional Metadata

Purpose Bird ringing. Individual marking of birds for study the biology, ecology, behaviour, movement, breeding productivity and population demography of birds
Alternative Identifiers doi:10.15470/1byo33