Ring recovery

You found a bird ring or sighted a ringed bird?

Please give us the detailed information on your recovery/sighting:


Recovery form of a ringed bird

Download form as pdf (ENGLISH) 1


We recommend Adobe Acrobat Reader for filling out the form.

The full functionality of the PDF form is currently only guaranteed when using the following web browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari.


Téléchargez formulaire au pdf (FRANÇAIS) 2


Nous recommendons utiliser Adobe Acrobat Reader pour remplir le formulaire.

La fonctionnalité complète du formulaire PDF n'est actuellement garantie que lors de l'utilisation des navigateurs Web suivants: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari.


Formular als pdf downloaden (DEUTSCH) 3


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Die volle Funktionstauglichkeit des PDF-Formulars ist derzeit nur bei Verwendung folgender Webbrowser gewährleistet: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari.



Please send the completed form via email or mail

Email the ringing centre

or use postal mail to:

Austrian Ornithological Centre/Österreichische Vogelwarte
Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology

Savoyenstrasse 1a
A-1160 Vienna

Do you want to send us a recovered ring?

Please send the flattened ring together with the completed form to the above-mentioned address.

Thank you!


Recovered a bird ring?

Photo of bird rings

Please report your recovery here 4.


A new home for the little owl: with your support!

Photo Andy Chilton
little owl

Please help us with your donation 5 and give the little owl a second chance. Every contribution counts!



Woodpecker Conference 2020

Woodpecker (Photo by W. Vogl)

Conference of the expert group on woodpeckers of the German Ornithological Society

Postponed: Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2020,  Vienna

More information 6


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