See the paths of ringed Sanderlings on Google EarthThis page allows you to easily see on Google Earth where your ringed Sanderlings have been seen.
You need to have Google Earth installed on your computer to see the results. If you do not, you can download it here.
Just upload the .rtf file containing the life-histories of Sanderlings, and then, download the results.
You may encounter some problems when trying to upload a file :
- An error 500 page : it means the server is too busy to do its work. The server may be too lazy too !
- A blank page : it appears sometimes. Similar cause than error 500
- A message "No coordinates found". Please check the type of rings chosen for the file you sent (see examples)
If the life-history of your birds looks like that, it means it contains "Big programm (birds ringed in Netherlands, Greenland, Iceland, Ghana & Mauritania)" :
Colourcode: G3WRYR Name Ringer: Gunnar Ţór Hallgrímsson 2nd Ringer: Jeroen Reneerkens Ringnr: 872255 Date Catch: 21-5-2007 Catching Place: Sandgerdi, "first beach" Iceland 64.02.35 N 22.42.54 W Sightings of this bird: Date (d/m/y) Location Country Observer 2nd Observer 3rd Observer 21-5-2007 Sandgerdi, "first beach" Jeroen Reneerkens 64.02.35 N 22.42.54 W Iceland 25-5-2007 Sandgerdi, harbour Jeroen Reneerkens 64.02.09 N 22.42.36 W IcelandIf it does not look like this, please contact me.
Links - Similar processing of life-histories
- Mediterranean Gull