Bridget Griffin


Ringing Data Manager


I manage the collection of ringing & recovery data from ringers in Britain & Ireland, and management of the ORACLE ringing/recovery database.


BSc (Hons) Biology & Environmental Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1985-1988
GCSE French (2003)
GCSE Spanish (2006)

Research Interests/Responsibilities

My post entails day-to-day management of the ORACLE Ringing/Recovery database. I also co-ordinate the Swallow Roost Ringing Project (2002-2006). I assist with ringing courses and training and development of ringing software for ringers.

Other Information

Qualified bird ringer. Holder of ‘A’ class ringing permit. 

Selected Publications

Coiffait, L., Robinson, R.A., Clark, J.A. & Griffin, B.M. 2011. Fattening strategies of British & Irish Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica prior to autumn migration. Ringing & Migration 26: 15-23

Swallow Roost Project Newsletter 2002-2005

Contact details

Email: bridget.griffin [at]
Telephone: 01842 750050
Fax: 01842 750030
Postal address: British Trust for Ornithology, The Nunnery, Thetford, IP24 2PU, UK.