|Until 1987 the longevity record for Avocets ringed in Britain stood at
16 years 1 month 19 days.
A number of our colour ringed Avocets have now beaten that record.
Left leg Yellow over Metal, Right leg Yellow over Black, ringed 03/06/1998 at Snettisham, Norfolk and last seen at the Exe Estuary, Devon 04/11/2017 Photos
19 years 5 month 2 days after ringing
Left leg Red over Lime, Right leg Yellow over Metal, ringed 15/07/1994 at Holme, Norfolk and last seen at Cley 03/08/2016 Photos
22 years 22 days after ringing
Left leg Black over Red, Right leg Yellow over Metal ringed 05/07/1993 at Holme, Norfolk and last seen at Orfordness 18/08/2012 Photos
19 years 1 month 13 days after ringing.
Left leg Red over Black, Left leg Yellow over Metal ringed 18/06/1993 Holme, Norfolk and last seen at Cley, Norfolk 26/07//2016 Photos
23 years 1 months 9 days after ringing.
Left leg Red over Yellow, Right leg Yellow over Metal ringed 02/07/1990 Titchwell, Norfolk and last seen Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk 23/03/2015
24 years 8 months 22 days after ringing. Photos
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