Columba palumbus

(Wood Pigeon, Pigeon ramier, Ringeltaube, Paloma torcaz)

Example 1 IMG 4552 (08.12.2013)  
Date 06.04.2010

Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers 5 Tail-feathers (right side)
Literature  
English Wikipedia  

Species List

Example 2 IMG 4553 (08.12.2013)  
Date 06.04.2010

Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers 3 Tail-feathers (left side)
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 3 IMG 2981 (06.09.2013)  
Date 26.08.2013

Location Berlin-Adlershof, Volmerstraße/Justus-von-Liebig-straße (Germany)
Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers 7 Primaries of the right wing
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 4 IMG 2982 (06.09.2013)  
Date 26.08.2013

Location Berlin-Adlershof, Volmerstraße/Justus-von-Liebig-straße (Germany)
Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers

5 Secondaries and 3 primary-coverts of the right wing

Literature  
   

Species List

Example 5 IMG 2979 (06.09.2013)  
Date 26.08.2013

Location Berlin-Adlershof, Volmerstraße/Justus-von-Liebig-straße (Germany)
Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers 6 Tail-feathers (right side)
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 6 IMG 2975 (06.09.2013)  
Date 26.08.2013

Location Berlin-Adlershof, Volmerstraße/Justus-von-Liebig-straße (Germany)
Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers

6 Tail-feathers (left side)

Literature  
   

Species List

Example 7 IMG 2986 (06.09.2013)  
Date A: 30.07.2010; B: 27.07.2013; C: 10.05.2012; D: 12.04.2005

Location

A and B: Bernöwe, Schifffahrtsweg 21, Landkreis Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)

C and D: Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände (Germany)

Origin Moulting feathers of different birds
Age and sex  
Feathers 4 Primaries of the right wing of different birds
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 8 IMG 9276 (06.09.2013)  
Date 23.04.1952

Location

Broderstorf, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)

Origin The bird was found dead
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 9 IMG 9277 (06.09.2013)  
Date 23.04.1952

Location

Broderstorf, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)

Origin The bird was found dead
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (underside)
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 10 IMG 4414 (02.11.2013)  
Date 22.10.2013

Location

Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)

Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers 5 Tail-feathers (right side)
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 11 IMG 4417 (02.11.2013)  
Date 22.10.2013

Location

Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)

Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers 5 Tail-feathers (left side)
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 12 IMG 4422 (02.11.2013)  
Date 22.10.2013

Location

Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)

Origin Victim of predation
Age and sex  
Feathers 4 Secondaries of the left wing
Literature  
   

Species List

Example 13 IMG 4470 (02.11.2013)  
Date 30.12.1997

Location

Mildenberg, Kreis Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)

Origin Victim of predation. The bird was plucked on farmland by a raptor.
Age and sex  
Feathers 6 Secondaries of the left wing
Literature  
   

Species List

Literature

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, page 228-229

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1987, page 259 and 260