Longevity
 
Until 1987 the longevity record for Avocets ringed in Britain stood at 16 years 1 month 19 days.
The record is now 24 years 8 months 21 days held by ER2787_$2 ringed by us in 1990.
ER2787_$2
Left leg Red over Yellow, Right leg Yellow over Metal, ringed 02/07/1990 Titchwell, Norfolk and last seen Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk, UK 23/03/2015
24 years 8 months 22 days after ringing. 
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ES43676
Left leg Red over Lime, Right leg Yellow over Metal, ringed 15/07/1994 at Holme, Norfolk and last seen at Cley, Norfolk, UK 19/07/2018
24 years  5 days after ringing
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ES4366_
Left leg Red over Black, Left leg Yellow over Metal, ringed 18/06/1993 Holme, Norfolk and last seen at Cley, Norfolk, UK 26/07//2016
23 years 1 months 9 days after ringing
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ET07234
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, UK 04/11/2017
19 years 5 month 2 days after ringing
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ES4367_
Left leg Black over Red, Right leg Yellow over Metal, ringed 05/07/1993 at Holme, Norfolk and last seen at Orfordness, UK 18/08/2012
19 years 1 month 13 days after ringing.
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EG27474
Left leg Yellow over Metal, Right leg Blue over Lime, ringed  20/06/2002 near Heacham, Norfolk and last seen at Adwick Washlands, South Yorkshire, UK 05/04/2021
18 years 9 months 17 days after ringing.
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