Gallinula chloropus

(Moorhen, Gallinule poule-d'eau, Teichralle, Polla de agua)

Example 1 IMG 1154 (29.09.2012)

Date 23.09.2010
Location Salobrar de Campos (Mallorca, Spain)
Origin The bird was partly plucked by a raptor.
Age and sex Adult
Feathers 2 Alula-feathers and 10 primaries of the right wing
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Example 2 IMG 1157 (29.09.2012)

Date 23.09.2010
Location Salobrar de Campos (Mallorca, Spain)
Origin The bird was partly plucked by a raptor.
Age and sex Adult
Feathers 11 secondaries of the right wing
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Example 3 IMG 1159 (29.09.2012)

Date 23.09.2010
Location Salobrar de Campos (Mallorca, Spain)
Origin The bird was partly plucked by a raptor.
Age and sex Adult
Feathers 6 Greater coverts and further feathers of the right wing
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Example 4 IMG 0307 (21.03.2015)

Date between 1949 and 1955
Location Groß-Lüsewitz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers

10 Primary of the right wing

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Example 5 IMG 0310 (21.03.2015)

Date between 1949 and 1955
Location Groß-Lüsewitz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers Secondaries and tertials of the right wing
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Example 6 IMG 0841 (10.10.2015)

Date between 1949 and 1955
Location Groß-Lüsewitz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers 1st row: 3 Alula-feathers; 6 greater primary coverts; 2nd row: 8 greater secondary coverts
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Example 7 IMG 0108 (18.01.2015)

Date between 1949 and 1955
Location Groß-Lüsewitz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
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Example 8 IMG 0110 (18.01.2015)

Date between 1949 and 1955
Location Groß-Lüsewitz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers Complete right wing (underside)
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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 450

H. H. Bergmann, Vogelfedern an Flüssen und Seen - Finden und Bestimmen, Quelle & Meyer Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2012, ISBN 978-3-494-01492-0, page 157

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, 3. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, ISBN 3-89104-666-9, page 206 - 207

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

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. Auflage, Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 216