Falco tinnunculus

(Eurasian Kestrel, Faucon crécerelle, Turmfalke, Cernícalo vulgar)

Example 1 IMG 9145 (09.02.2013)

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Date 02.08.1993
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin Moulting feather
Age and sex Female
Feathers 8th Primary of the left wing (210 mm)
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Example 2 IMG 4452 (03.11.2013)

Date 29.03.2007
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Male
Feathers 11th - 6th secondary of the left wing
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Example 3 IMG 4456 (03.11.2013)

Date 29.03.2007
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Male
Feathers 5 Secondary and 2 primaries of the left wing
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Example 4 IMG 9300 (17.02.2013)

Date 29.03.2007
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Male
Feathers 9 Primaries (207-144 mm) of the left wing
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Example 5 IMG 4457 (03.11.2013)

Date 29.03.2007
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Male
Feathers 6 Tail-feathers
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Example 6 IMG 4460 (03.11.2013)

Date 29.03.2007
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Male
Feathers 6 Tail-feathers
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Example 7 IMG 8624 (21.12.2012)

Date 20.06.2007
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin The bird was plucked by a raptor.
Age and sex Juvenil bird
Feathers 5 Secondaries (105 - 118 mm), 1 primary (150 mm), and 2 alula-feathers (67 and 74 mm) of the left wing
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Example 8 IMG 4364 (02.11.2013)

Date 29.03.2007
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Male
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
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Example 9 IMG 4369 (02.11.2013)

Date 29.03.2007
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Male
Feathers Complete right wing (underside)
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Literature R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, page 236-237

W.-D. Busching, Handbuch der Gefiederkunde europäischer Vögel, Band 1, Aula-Verlag, Wiesbaden 1997, page 176, 180, 305

W.-D. Busching, Einführung in die Gefieder- und Rupfungskunde, 2. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2005, page 176, 180, and 305

M. Cieslak, B. Dul, Feathers - Identification for Bird Conservation, Natura Publishing House, Warsaw 2006, Page 169-172

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 203-204