Bird and bat banding

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ABBBS Database Search: Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye)

Scientific NameZosterops lateralis
FamilyZosteropidae
SPRAT DatabaseSPRAT Listing

Banding Data

Total Banded119746
First BandedAugust 1956
Last BandedJune 2014

Recovery Data

Total Recoveries18188
Resightings9237
Recovered Only Once8951
Distinct Recoveries12143
Most Frequent Resighting28 times
First RecoveryJune 1959
Last RecoveryJune 2014

Maximum Movement and Elapsed Time Details

Movement Average: 5 km Maximum: 2679 km
Band 01632513, banded in March 1990 at 46 KM NORTH NORTH WEST OF PERTH, WA (-31 deg 34 min, 115 deg 41 min). Recovered after 1.3 months at CHATEAU LE AMON VINEYARD PROPER, VIC (-36 deg 50 min, 144 deg 13 min) in April 1990 after moving 2679 km. Recovery method: TRAPPED IN MIST NET Recovery status: WAS RELEASED ALIVE WITH THE BAND.
Elapsed Time Average: 10.6 months Maximum: 18 years 7.8 months
Band 01343890, banded in April 1981 at BRIDGEWATER 1 KM NORTH WEST, SA (-35 deg 0 min, 138 deg 45 min). Recovered after 18 years 7.8 months at BRIDGEWATER 1 KM NORTH WEST, SA (-35 deg 0 min, 138 deg 45 min) in December 1999. Recovery method: TRAPPED IN MIST NET Recovery status: WAS RELEASED ALIVE WITH THE BAND.

Caveat

This database is designed to provide information on bird and bat species, banded under the auspices of the Australian Bird & Bat Banding Scheme (ABBBS) managed by the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. It has been compiled from a range of sources including information provided by banders and recoveries of banded birds and bats made by members of the public. While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, no guarantee is given, nor responsibility taken, by the Commonwealth for its accuracy, currency or completeness. The Commonwealth does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance on, the information contained in this database. The information contained in this database does not necessarily represent the views of the Commonwealth. This database is not intended to be a complete source of information on the matters it deals with.