Anas penelope

(Wigeon, Canard siffleur, Pfeifente, Silbón europeo)

Example 1 IMG 8669 (25.12.2012)

Date 08.10.2007
Location Nordstrand, Fuhlehörn, District Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Moulting feathers found on the beach.
Age and sex  
Feathers Tertials (131 and 112 mm)
Literature  

Species List

English Wikipedia    
Example 2 IMG 4537 (01.12.2013)

Date 16.04.1952
Location Langenwerder near Poel, Kreis Wismar (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation by a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Age and sex  
Feathers 10 Primaries of the right wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 3 IMG 4533 (01.12.2013)

Date 16.04.1952
Location Langenwerder near Poel, Kreis Wismar (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation by a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Age and sex  
Feathers

9 Secondaries of the right wing

Literature  

Species List

     
Example 4 IMG 4544 (01.12.2013)

Date 16.04.1952
Location Langenwerder near Poel, Kreis Wismar (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation by a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Age and sex  
Feathers

2 Secondaries (tertiaries) of the right wing

Literature  

Species List

     
Example 5 IMG 4538 (01.12.2013)

Date 16.04.1952
Location Langenwerder near Poel, Kreis Wismar (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation by a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Age and sex  
Feathers Underwing-coverts
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 6 IMG 4541 (01.12.2013)

Date 16.04.1952
Location Langenwerder near Poel, Kreis Wismar (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation by a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Age and sex  
Feathers Upperwing-coverts
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 7 IMG 9273 (07.10.2013)

Date 16.04.1952
Location Langenwerder near Poel, Kreis Wismar (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation by a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 8 IMG 9275 (07.10.2013)

Date 16.04.1952
Location Langenwerder near Poel, Kreis Wismar (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation by a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (underside)
Literature  

Species List

     
Literature H.-H. Bergmann, Vogelfedern an Nord- und Ostsee - Finden und Bestimmen, Quelle & Meyer Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2010, ISBN 978-3-494-01492-0, page 91

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, 3. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, ISBN 3-89104-666-9, page 226 - 227

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. Auflage, Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 163