Bird Species

As a Polish company and the only producer of bird rings for The Ornithological Station, Museum and Institute of Zoology Polish Academy of Sciences we present a list of bird species and ring sizes used in Poland.

Species (F-female, M-male, P-pullus, L-full grown) – Type (inner diameter, height, a – aluminium, s – steel)

  • Accipiter gentilis F – Ca (13.0; 10.0)
  • Accipiter gentilis M – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Accipiter nisus F, P – Fa (7.0; 8.5)
  • Accipiter nisus M – Ga (5.5; 8.5)
  • Acrocephalus arundinaceus – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Acrocephalus dumetorum – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Acrocephalus paludicola – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Acrocephalus palustris – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Acrocephalus schoenobaenus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Acrocephalus scirpaceus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Actitis hypoleucos – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Aegithalos caudatus – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Aegolius funereus – Fa (7.0; 8.5)
  • Alauda arvensis – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Alca torda – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Alcedo atthis – Ys (3.5; 3.5)
  • Anas acuta – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Anas clypeata – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Anas crecca – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Anas penelope – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Anas platyrhynchos – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Anas querquedula – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Anas strepera – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Anser albifrons – Ws (22.0 x 12.0; 6.0)
  • Anser anser – Ws (22.0 x 12.0; 6.0)
  • Anser erythropus – Ws (22.0 x 12.0; 6.0)
  • Anser fabalis – Ws (22.0 x 12.0; 6.0)
  • Anthus campestris – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Anthus cervinus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Anthus hodgsoni – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Anthus petrosus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Anthus pratensis – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Anthus spinoletta – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Anthus trivialis – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Apus apus – Ya (3.5; 3.5)
  • Aquila chrysaetos – AXa (22.0; 18,0)
  • Aquila clanga – Ba (16.0; 12.0)
  • Aquila pomarina – Ba (16.0; 12.0)
  • Ardea cinerea – Cs (13.0; 10.0)
  • Ardea purpurea – Cs (13.0; 10.0)
  • Arenaria interpres – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Asio flammeus – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Asio otus – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Athene noctua – Fa (7.0; 8.5)
  • Aythya ferina – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Aythya fuligula – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Aythya marila – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Aythya nyroca F – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Aythya nyroca M, P – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Bombycilla garrulus – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Bonasa bonasia – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Botaurus stellaris – Cs (13.0; 10.0)
  • Branta canadensis – Ws (22.0 x 12.0; 6.0)
  • Bubo bubo – Ax-aluminium (22.0; 18,0)
  • Bucephala clangula – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Burhinus oedicnemus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Buteo buteo – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Buteo lagopus – Ca (13.0; 10.0)
  • Calcarius lapponicus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Calidris alba – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Calidris alpina – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Calidris canutus – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Calidris ferruginea – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Calidris maritima – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Calidris minuta – Ks (2.7; 5.0) or Ns (2.9; 5.0)
  • Calidris temminckii – Ks (2.7; 5.0) or Ns (2.9; 5.0)
  • Caprimulgus europaeus – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Carduelis cannabina – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Carduelis carduelis – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Carduelis chloris – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Carduelis flammea – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Carduelis flavirostris – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Carduelis hornemanni – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Carduelis spinus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Carpodacus erythrinus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Certhia brachydactyla – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Certhia familiaris – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Charadrius alexandrinus – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Charadrius dubius – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Charadrius hiaticula – Ts (3.8; 7.0)
  • Charadrius morinellus – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Chlidonias hybridus – Ys (3.5; 3.5)
  • Chlidonias leucopterus – Ys (3.5; 3.5)
  • Chlidonias niger – Ys (3.5; 3.5)
  • Ciconia ciconia – Va (18,0; 20.0)
  • Ciconia nigra – Va (18,0; 20.0)
  • Cinclus cinclus – Ts (3.8; 7.0)
  • Circaetus gallicus – Ba (16.0; 12.0)
  • Circus aeruginosus M – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Circus aeruginosus F, P – Ds (11.0; 10.0)
  • Circus cyaneus F, P – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Circus cyaneus M – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Circus pygargus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Clangula hyemalis – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Coccothraustes coccothraustes – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Columba oenas – Fa (7.0; 8.5)
  • Columba palumbus – Ea (9.0; 10.0)
  • Coracias garrulus – Ga (5.5; 8.5)
  • Corvus corax – Cs (13.0; 10.0)
  • Corvus corone – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Corvus frugilegus – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Corvus monedula – Fa (7.0; 8.5)
  • Coturnix coturnix – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Crex crex – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Cuculus canorus – Ga (5.5; 8.5)
  • Cygnus columbianus – Aa (30.0 x 20.0; 20.0)
  • Cygnus cygnus – Aa (30.0 x 20.0; 20.0)
  • Cygnus olor – Aa (30.0 x 20.0; 20.0)
  • Delichon urbica – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Dendrocopos leucotos – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Dendrocopos major – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Dendrocopos medius – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Dendrocopos minor – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Dendrocopos syriacus – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Dryocopus martius – Fa (7.0; 8.5)
  • Egretta alba – Cs (13.0; 10.0)
  • Egretta garzetta – Ds (11.0; 10.0)
  • Emberiza citrinella – Na (2.8; 5.0)
  • Emberiza hortulana – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Emberiza pusilla – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Emberiza rustica – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Emberiza schoeniclus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Eremophila alpestris – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Erithacus rubecula – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Falco columbarius F – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Falco columbarius M – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Falco peregrinus – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Falco subbuteo – Fa (7.0; 8.5)
  • Falco tinnunculus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Ficedula albicollis – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Ficedula hypoleuca – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Ficedula parva – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Fringilla coelebs – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Fringilla montifringilla – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Fulica atra – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Galerida cristata – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Gallinago gallinago – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Gallinago media – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Gallinula chloropus – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Garrulus glandarius – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Gavia arctica – Ws (22.0 x 12.0; 6.0)
  • Gavia stellata – Ws (22.0 x 12.0; 6.0)
  • Glaucidium passerinum – Xa (6.0; 5.0)
  • Grus grus – Bs (16.0; 12.0)
  • Haematopus ostralegus – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Haliaeetus albicilla – AXa (22.0; 18,0)
  • Hippolais icterina – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Hirundo rustica – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Ixobrychus minutus L – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Ixobrychus minutus P – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Jynx torquilla – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Lanius collurio – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Lanius excubitor – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Lanius minor – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Lanius senator – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Larus argentatus – Ds (11.0; 10.0)
  • Larus canus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Larus fuscus – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Larus marinus – Ds (11.0; 10.0)
  • Larus melanocephalus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Larus minutus – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Larus ridibundus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Limicola falcinellus – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Limosa lapponica – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Limosa limosa – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Locustella fluviatilis – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Locustella lanceolata – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Locustella luscinioides – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Locustella naevia – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Loxia curvirostra – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Loxia pytyopsittacus – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Lullula arborea – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Luscinia luscinia – Na (2.8; 5.0)
  • Luscinia megarhynchos – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Luscinia svecica – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Lymnocryptes minimus – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Melanitta fusca – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Melanitta nigra – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Mergus albellus – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Mergus merganser – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Mergus serrator – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Merops apiaster – Xa (6.0; 5.0)
  • Miliaria calandra – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Milvus migrans – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Milvus milvus – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Monticola saxatilis – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Motacilla alba – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Motacilla cinerea – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Motacilla citreola – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Motacilla flava – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Muscicapa striata – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Netta rufina – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Nucifraga caryocatactes – Fa (7.0; 8.5)
  • Numenius arquata – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Numenius phaeopus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Nycticorax nycticorax – Ds (11.0; 10.0)
  • Oenanthe oenanthe – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Oriolus oriolus – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Pandion haliaetus – Ba (16.0; 12.0)
  • Panurus biarmicus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Parus ater – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Parus caeruleus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Parus cristatus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Parus major – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Parus montanus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Parus palustris – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Passer domesticus – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Passer montanus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Perdix perdix – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Pernis apivorus – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Phalacrocorax carbo – Ws (22.0 x 12.0; 6.0)
  • Phalaropus fulicarius – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Phalaropus lobatus – Js (3.3; 7.0), Ns (2.9; 5.0)
  • Philomachus pugnax M, P – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Philomachus pugnax F – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Phoenicurus ochruros – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Phoenicurus phoenicurus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus bonelli – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus borealis – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus collybita – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus fuscatus – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus inornatus – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus proregulus – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus schwarzi – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus sibilatrix – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus trochiloides – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Phylloscopus trochilus – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Pica pica – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Picoides tridactylus – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Picus canus – Ga (5.5; 8.5)
  • Picus viridis – Ga (5.5; 8.5)
  • Plectrophenax nivalis – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Pluvialis apricaria – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Pluvialis squatarola – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Podiceps auritus – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Podiceps cristatus – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Podiceps griseigena – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Podiceps nigricollis – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Porzana parva – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Porzana porzana – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Prunella collaris – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Prunella modularis – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Pyrrhula pyrrhula – Na (2.8; 5.0)
  • Rallus aquaticus – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Recurvirostra avosetta – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Regulus ignicapillus – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Regulus regulus – La (2.0; 5.0)
  • Remiz pendulinus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Riparia riparia – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Saxicola rubetra – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Saxicola torquata – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Scolopax rusticola – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Serinus serinus – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Sitta europaea – Ja (3.3; 7.0)
  • Somateria mollissima – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Stercorarius longicaudus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Stercorarius parasiticus – Fs (7.0; 8.5)
  • Sterna albifrons L – Js (3.3; 7.0)
  • Sterna albifrons P – Ys (3.5; 3.5)
  • Sterna caspia – Es (9.0; 10.0)
  • Sterna hirundo – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Sterna paradisaea – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Sterna sandvicensis – PLs (5.5; 10.0)
  • Streptopelia decaocto – Xa (6.0; 5.0)
  • Streptopelia turtur – Xa (6.0; 5.0)
  • Strix aluco – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Strix uralensis – Ca (13.0; 10.0)
  • Sturnus vulgaris – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Sylvia atricapilla – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Sylvia borin – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Sylvia communis – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Sylvia curruca – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Sylvia nisoria – Na (2.8; 5.0)
  • Tachybaptus ruficollis – Ps (9.0 x 6.0; 6.0)
  • Tadorna tadorna – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Tetrao tetrix – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Tetrao urogallus – AXa (22.0; 18.0)
  • Tringa erythropus – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Tringa glareola – Ts (3.8; 7.0)
  • Tringa nebularia – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Tringa ochropus – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Tringa stagnatilis – Hs (4.2; 7.0)
  • Tringa totanus – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Troglodytes troglodytes – Ka (2.5; 5.0)
  • Turdus iliacus – Ta (3.8; 7.0)
  • Turdus merula – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Turdus philomelos – Ta (3.8; 7.0)
  • Turdus pilaris – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Turdus torquatus – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Turdus viscivorus – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Tyto alba – Da (11.0; 10.0)
  • Upupa epops – Ha (4.2; 7.0)
  • Uria aalge – Ss (13.5 x 8.0; 6.0)
  • Vanellus vanellus – Gs (5.5; 8.5)
  • Xenus cinereus – Js (3.3; 7.0)

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