Bird and bat banding

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ABBBS Database Search: Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch)

Scientific NameNeochmia temporalis
FamilyPasseridae
SPRAT DatabaseSPRAT Listing

Banding Data

Total Banded27421
First BandedDecember 1961
Last BandedJune 2014

Recovery Data

Total Recoveries10567
Resightings6785
Recovered Only Once3782
Distinct Recoveries6003
Most Frequent Resighting23 times
First RecoveryMay 1969
Last RecoveryJune 2014

Maximum Movement and Elapsed Time Details

Movement Average: 1 km Maximum: 73 km
Band 01335840, banded in March 1979 at BRIDGEWATER 1 KM NORTH WEST, SA (-35 deg 0 min, 138 deg 45 min). Recovered after 1 year 6.7 months at CROMER CONSERVATION PARK, SA (-34 deg 47 min, 138 deg 0 min) in October 1980 after moving 73 km. Recovery method: TRAPPED IN MIST NET Recovery status: WAS RELEASED ALIVE WITH THE BAND.
Elapsed Time Average: 7.6 months Maximum: 23 years 5.0 months
Band 01382776, banded in March 1978 at BRIDGEWATER 1 KM NORTH WEST, SA (-35 deg 0 min, 138 deg 45 min). Recovered after 23 years 5.0 months at BRIDGEWATER 1 KM NORTH WEST, SA (-35 deg 0 min, 138 deg 45 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.