European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)
Data set information
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|Data set name|
Belgian bird ringing and recovery data
|Data holding centre||Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences|
|Time period||From 1927 onwards|
Most of all Europe and Africa
The Belgian Ringing Scheme is a member of EURING (covering the European ringing organisations). Activities of the Ringing Scheme: 20 million data since 1927.
Annually 600,000 birds are ringed in Belgium. Administration of the data of Belgian and foreign ringing. Recoveries: 130,000. Annually 5000 recoveries added to the database. The study of migration flyways and periods. The conservation of roosting areas of birds on migration. Populations dynamics: mortality, causes of death (road accidents, shooting, etc.).
|Originators||Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences|
|Organisation||Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences|
|Contact||Dr. W. Roggeman|
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
|Telephone||+32 2 627 42 11|
|Collating centre||Belgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)|