Fulica atra

(Coot, Foulque macroule, Bleßralle, Focha común)

Example 1 IMG 4828 (27.02.2014)  
Date 07.01.2010

Location Magnusstraße 11, Berlin-Adlershof (Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead in front of the building, probably victim of window collision.
Age and sex  
Feathers 4 Alula-feathers and 4 secondaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

English Wikipedia    
Example 2 IMG 4825 (27.02.2014)  
Date 07.01.2010

Location Magnusstraße 11, Berlin-Adlershof (Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead in front of the building, probably victim of window collision.
Age and sex  
Feathers 9 Secondaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 3 IMG 4822 (27.02.2014)  
Date 07.01.2010

Location Magnusstraße 11, Berlin-Adlershof (Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead in front of the building, probably victim of window collision.
Age and sex  
Feathers 10 Primaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 4 IMG 4926  
Date 07.01.2010

Location Magnusstraße 11, Berlin-Adlershof (Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead in front of the building, probably victim of window collision.
Age and sex  
Feathers 7 Tail-feathers (right half of the tail)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 5 IMG 4925  
Date 07.01.2010

Location Magnusstraße 11, Berlin-Adlershof (Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead in front of the building, probably victim of window collision.
Age and sex  
Feathers 7 Tail-feathers (left half of the tail)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 6 IMG 4377 (02.11.2013)  
Date 07.01.2010

Location Magnusstraße 11, Berlin-Adlershof (Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead in front of the building, probably victim of window collision.
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 7 IMG 4379 (02.11.2013)  
Date 07.01.2010

Location Magnusstraße 11, Berlin-Adlershof (Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead in front of the building, probably victim of window collision.
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (underside)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 8 IMG 7597 (03.08.2014)

Date 07.07.2012
Location Berlin-Weißensee, Weißer See (Germany)
Origin Moulting feathers of different birds.
Age and sex  
Feathers Secondaries and primaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Literature H. H. Bergmann, Die Federn der Vögel Mitteleuropas - Ein Handbuch zur Bestimmung der wichtigsten Arten, Aula - Verlag GmbH, Wiebelsheim 2015, ISBN 978-3-89104-784-2, page 451

H. H. Bergmann, Vogelfedern an Flüssen und Seen - Finden und Bestimmen, Quelle & Meyer Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2012, ISBN 978-3-494-01501-9, page 158

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 206 - 207

Wilfried Hansen, J. Synnatzschke, The Tail Feathers of the Birds of Central Europe, Fully revised new edition, Federfuehrer Publishers, Gütersloh and Leipzig, 2015, ISBN 97814399280210, page 182-184

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 218