Featured post

Lesser Spotted Eagle - Season 2017

Die bereits abgelaufene Brutsaison 2017 sorgte abermals für viele Überraschungen in Wald und Flur des Kleinen Tüpfeladlers. Wiederh...

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Black Stork ringing report Germany 2012

2012 was indeed a very successful year for the Black Stork ringing in Germany.
In total, we banded 226 Black Storks in 2012!

The following overview shows all 835 banded Black Storks in Germany 2005-2012:

federal state
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
        total
MV
21
27
27
36
31
20
22
15
199
HE
0
0
0
15
22
44
66
55
202
BB
9
5
6
4
4
8
26
11
73
SN
0
14
9
8
7
5
18
27
88
BY
0
0
0
0
9
23
19
13
64
TH
0
0
0
12
6
11
9
37
75
NRW
0
0
0
0
0
8
14
0
22
ST
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
8
22
BW
0
0
0
0
0
6
7
8
21
RP
0
0
0
0
0
4
8
49
61
SL
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
3
8
total
30
46
42
75
79
129
208
226
835

Black Stork ringers in Germany 2005-2012:

ringer
total banded BS
Dieter Hergott
78
Uwe Albrecht
21
Cliff Riesmeier
7
Mario Firla
8
Carsten Rohde
721

German "T356" - one of three nestlings - ringing on 5 June 2012 in Mecklenburg-Western-Pomerania.
The German Black Stork colour-ring project will be finished by the end of 2015.

What a kind of oak! "T368", "T369" & "T370" - ringed on 6 June 2012 in the "Spree-Forest", Brandenburg.
Great! - four nice nestlings banded on 7 June 2012 near the Lake Constance region in Baden-Wuerttemberg.
2012: 226 juv. ringed = 7 x 5 juv., 23 x 4 juv., 28 x 3 juv., 6 x 2 juv., 3 x 1 juv.
(3,37 juv./ successful breeding).

Three important recoveries of ringed and alive German Black Storks in 2012:  
  • one Black Stork in the second calendar year from Westerwald (Rhineland-Palatinate) wintering in Senegal 2012/13 - distance 4600 km 
  • two Black Storks in the first calendar year from two different breeding places in Saxony go to the eastern routes, with a stop in Israel - distance 2750 km
The young BS "TTN" from Saxony with the dirty ring, fish ponds near the border to Jordan. Israel, 26 September 2012.
The other young Saxon BS "TMT" in the Beit Shean Valley near Tirat Zvi. Israel, 6 October 2012.
The young BS "T331" (see to the left one on the ground), ringed on 25 June 2011 in Brandenburg near the border to Poland (14°32' E!) - goes to the western route and wintering the second year in a row on the same location in Spain!
Two Black Storks ("T6H" and "T331") with different breeding places in Hesse and Brandenburg (see green trees) go the second time in a row at the same location in southern Spain to wintering (see red spots).