Bird and bat banding

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ABBBS Database Search: Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren)

Scientific NameSericornis frontalis
FamilyPardalotidae
SPRAT DatabaseSPRAT Listing

Banding Data

Total Banded32026
First BandedSeptember 1956
Last BandedJune 2014

Recovery Data

Total Recoveries13007
Resightings9726
Recovered Only Once3281
Distinct Recoveries6078
Most Frequent Resighting39 times
First RecoveryOctober 1961
Last RecoveryJune 2014

Maximum Movement and Elapsed Time Details

Movement Average: 1 km Maximum: 224 km
Band 02262682, banded in June 1984 at PAPPINBARRA, NSW (-31 deg 15 min, 152 deg 25 min). Recovered after 1 year 2.5 months at ILUKA, NSW (-29 deg 24 min, 153 deg 21 min) in August 1985 after moving 224 km. Recovery method: TRAPPED IN MIST NET Recovery status: WAS RELEASED ALIVE WITH THE BAND.
Elapsed Time Average: 1 year 5.1 months Maximum: 17 years 7.1 months
Band 02262655, banded in January 1984 at ILUKA, NSW (-29 deg 24 min, 153 deg 21 min). Recovered after 17 years 7.1 months at ILUKA NATURE RESERVE, NSW (-29 deg 24 min, 153 deg 21 min) in August 2001. 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.