Ring size list

dabbling duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
American wigeon Anas americana 9
Auckland Teal Anas aucklandica 9
Australasian shoveler Anas rhynchotis 9
Australian Wood Duck Chenonetta jubata 12
Bahama Pintail Anas bahamensis 11
Baikal teal Anas formosa 8
Bronze-winged duck Speculanas specularis 12
Cape Shoveler Anas smithii 9
Cape Teal Anas capensis 9
Chestnut Teal Anas castanea 9
Chiloé wigeon Mareca sibilatrix 10
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera 8
Eaton's pintail Anas eatoni eatoni 9
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope 9
Falcated duck Mareca falcata 10
Gadwall Mareca strepera 10
Green-winged Teal Anas (crecca) carolinensis 6.5
Grey Teal Anas gracilis 9
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubi 11
Hawaiian duck Anas wyvilliana 9
Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota 6,5
Laysan duck Anas laysanensis 9
Madagascar Teal Anas bernieri 8
Mellers duck Anas melleri 10
Mexican duck Anas platyrchynchos diazi 11
Mottled duck Anas fulvigula 11
New Zealand brown teal Anas chlorotis 9
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa 11
Patagonian crested duck Anas specularioide 12
Philippine Duck Anas luzonica 11
Puna teal Anas puna 9
Red shoveler Anas platalea 9
Ringed teal Callonetta leucophrys 8
Salvadori's Teal Salvadorina waigiuensis 9
Silver Teal Anas versicolor 8
Spot-billed duck Anas poecilorhyncha 12
Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata 12
Yellow-billed pintail Anas georgica 9
Yellow-billed teal Anas flavirostris 9
diving duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri 11
Barrow's goldeneye Bucephala islandica 11
Brazilian Merganser Mergus octosetaceus
Common Pochard Aythya ferina 10
Hardhead duck Aythya australis 11
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis 9
Madagascar Pochard Aythya innotata 11
Musk Duck Biziura lobata 13
Ring-necked duck Aythya collaris 9
duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
African Black Duck Anas sparsa 11
Andaman Teal Anas albogularis 10
Blue Duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos -
Comb duck Sarkidiornis sylvicola 14♂︎/12♀︎
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa 9
Knob-billed duck Sarkidiornis melanotis 14♂︎/12♀︎
Northern shoveler Anas clypeata 9
Red-crested pochard Netta rufina 11
Southern pochard Netta erythrophthalma brunnea 11
White-backed duck Thalassornis leuconotus leuconotus 10
flightless duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Steamerduck (Magellanic) Tachyeres pteneres 20
goose
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Ashy-headed Goose Chloephaga poliocephala 14
Bar-headed goose Anser indicus 16
Black Brent Goose (pacific) Branta bernicla nigricans 12
Blue-winged Goose Cyanochen cyanopterus 14
Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Russian) Branta bernicla 12
Emperor Goose Anser canagica 16
Kelp Goose Chloephaga hybrida 18
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus 14
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata 18
Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata 14
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis 12
Ross's Goose Anser rossii 14
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides 20
large duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Common merganser Mergus merganser 13
Muscovy duck Cairina moschata 14
White-winged wood duck Cairina scutulata 16♂︎/14♀︎
large goose
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae 20
large sea duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Black scoter (Americana) Melanitta nigra americana 12
Red-breasted merganser Mergus serrator 11
Scaly-sided merganser Mergus squamatus 11
large swan
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator 27
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 27
medium-sized diving duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca 9
medium-sized duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris 8
medium-sized goose
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 14
Nene Hawaiian goose Branta sandvicensis 16
medium-sized sea duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Common goldeneye Bucephala clangula 10
Long-tailed duck Clangula hyemalis 9
perching duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus 6
Brazilian teal Amazonetta brasiliensis 8
Cotton pygmy goose Nettapus coromandelianus 6,5
Green Pygmy Goose Nettapus pulchellus 7
Wood duck Aix sponsa 9
sea duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Eider, Common Somateria mollissima 13
Eider, King Somateria spectabilis 12
Eider, Spectacled Somateria fischeri 12
Scoter, Surf Melanitta perspicillata 11
Scoter, Velvet (Eurasian) Melanitta fusca 12
Scoter, white-winged Melanitta fusca deglandi 13
Smew Mergellus albellus 9
shelduck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Australian Shelduck Tadorna tadornoides 14
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 12
Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata 13
Radjah Shelduck Tadorna radjah 12
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea 13
shelduck-sheldgoose subfamily
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Ruddy-headed Goose Chloephaga rubridiceps 14
small dabbling duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Garganey Anas querquedula 7
small diving duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Tufted duck Aythya fuligula 9
small duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Hooded merganser Lophodytes cucullatus 9
Pink-Eared Duck Malacorhynchus membranaceus 8
Torrent Duck Merganetta armata 12
small Holarctic swan
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Bewick's swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii 24
small sea duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola 8
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus 9
small stiff-tailed duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Maccoa duck Oxyura maccoa 9
White-Headed duck Oxyura leucocephala 10
small, flightless dabbling duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Campbell Teal Anas nesiotis 9
smallish sea duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Steller's eider Polysticta stelleri 10
species of shelduck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
South African Shelduck Tadorna cana 13
steamer duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Flying Steamerduck Tachyeres patachonicus 18
stiff-tailed duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Blue-billed duck Oxyura australis 9
Lake duck Oxyura vittata 9
Ruddy duck Oxyura jamaicensis jamaicensis 9
swan
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Black Swan Cygnus atratus 20
Black-necked Swan Cygnus melanocorypha 20
Coscoroba Swan Coscoroba coscoroba 20
whistling duck
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Black bellied Whistling duck Dendrocygna autumnalis 12
Fulvous Whistling duck Dendrocygna bicolor 12
Lesser Whistling duck Dendrocygna javanica 10
Plumed Whistling duck Dendrocygna eytoni 11
Spotted Whistling duck Dendrocygna guttata 11
Wandering whistling duck Dendrocygna arcuata australis 12
West Indian Whistling duck Dendrocygna arborea 13
White-faced Whistling duck Dendrocygna viduata 11
large bird
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Black stork Ciconia nigra 18
bird
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina 18
kraanvogel
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Common Crane Grus grus 18
long-legged, and long-necked crane bird
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo 16
glossy black ibis
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita 14
ibis
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
American White Ibis Eudocimus albus 12
Blackfaced ibis Theristicus melanopis 14
lepelaar
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 18
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia 0
species of ibis
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber 12
wading bird
Common name Scientific name Recommended leg band ring size
African Spoonbill Platalea alba 14