Nearly 43 years old

Oldest Bird Found in Sweden

Swedish bird watchers claim they have detected what they think is the oldest bird in this Scandinavian nation – a guillemot – living on a small island off the Baltic island of Gotland.

The ring marking is dated July 7th, 1965 – making the little black and white sea bird almost 43 years old.  

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