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Report Marsh Harriers with Green Wing Tags

Please Report all Sightings of Wing-tagged Marsh Harriers

Wing tagged marsh harrier

‘B4′ one of the Norfolk tagged birds © Andy Davis

Have you seen a marsh harrier with an obvious bright green wing tag? Help researchers track these birds’ movements by reporting your sighting to us so it can be added to the research project.

Marsh Harriers hatched in North Norfolk have been fitted with a lime green wing tag on each wing, bearing a unique identification code of two characters.

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You might be interested in the BTO BirdRinging Demog Blog where Marsh Harriers and their sightings are discussed in detail.

If you have observed a marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus) with a green wing tag please complete the form below, wherever the observation occurs. The study aims to track the birds’ movements, through different seasons, to assess the distances they move from where they hatch.

Marsh Harrier Sighting Report Form

Please Remember | We're looking for sightings where the bird has a GREEN tag for this project - thanks
  • Click Calendar Icon for date-picker drop down
  • Please give the name of the site or identify the nearest place (village/town, etc.) road and try to give an approx. direction and distance, i.e. 3 miles South of Diss
  • Type Code or "N/a" if not applicable
  • Your Contact Details

  • Please tell us your email address if you have one
  • Only if we need to follow up for more information