Crex crex

(Corncrake, Râle des gênets, Wachtelkönig, Guión de codornices)

Example 1 IMG 0714 (30.06.2015)

Date 18.03.2015
Location Leipzig, directly next to the Peterskirche (Saxonia, Germany)
Origin The wing of  a Corncrake was found by Edwin Donath in the centre of Leipzig. It can be assumed that a migrating bird was catched by a Peregrine Falcon in autumn 2014.
Age and sex  
Feathers 10 Primaries of the right wing
Literature  

Species List

English Wikipedia    
Example 2 IMG 0712 (30.06.2015)

Date 18.03.2015
Location Leipzig, directly next to the Peterskirche (Saxonia, Germany)
Origin The wing of  a Corncrake was found by Edwin Donath in the centre of Leipzig. It can be assumed that a migrating bird was catched by a Peregrine Falcon in autumn 2014.
Age and sex  
Feathers 9 Secondaries of the right wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 3 IMG 0717 (30.06.2015)

Date 18.03.2015
Location Leipzig, directly next to the Peterskirche (Saxonia, Germany)
Origin The wing of  a Corncrake was found by Edwin Donath in the centre of Leipzig. It can be assumed that a migrating bird was catched by a Peregrine Falcon in autumn 2014.
Age and sex  
Feathers 1st row: 4 alula-feathers; 2nd row: 8 primary coverts; 3rd row: greater secondary coverts
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 4 IMG 0707 (30.06.2015)

Date 18.03.2015
Location Leipzig, directly next to the Peterskirche (Saxonia, Germany)
Origin The wing of  a Corncrake was found by Edwin Donath in the centre of Leipzig. It can be assumed that a migrating bird was catched by a Peregrine Falcon in autumn 2014.
Age and sex  
Feathers 1st row: 8 underwing-coverts; 2nd row: 13 greater coverts of the right wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 5 IMG 0709 (30.06.2015)

Date 18.03.2015
Location Leipzig, directly next to the Peterskirche (Saxonia, Germany)
Origin The wing of  a Corncrake was found by Edwin Donath in the centre of Leipzig. It can be assumed that a migrating bird was catched by a Peregrine Falcon in autumn 2014.
Age and sex Shoulder-feathers
Feathers Shoulder-feathers
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 6 IMG 0676 (04.06.2015)

Date 18.03.2015
Location Leipzig, directly next to the Peterskirche (Saxonia, Germany)
Origin The wing was found by Edwin Donath in the centre of Leipzig. It can be assumed that a migrating Corncrake was catched by a Peregrine Falcon in autumn 2014.
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 7 IMG 0680 (04.06.2015)

Date 18.03.2015
Location Leipzig, directly next to the Peterskirche (Saxonia, Germany)
Origin The wing was found by Edwin Donath in the centre of Leipzig. It can be assumed that a migrating Corncrake was catched by a Peregrine Falcon in autumn 2014.
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (underside)
Literature  

Species List

     
Literature H. H. Bergmann, Die Federn der Vögel MitteleuropasVogel - Ein Handbuch zur Bestimmung der wichtigsten Arten, Aula -Verlag GmbH, Wiebelsheim 2015, ISBN 978-3-89104-784-2, page 447

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, 3. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, ISBN 3-89104-666-9, page 202

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Tracks and Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe, second edition, reprinted 2013, Christopher Helm London, ISBN 978-0-7136-5382-3, page 202

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 216