Haematopus ostralegus

(European Oystercatcher, Huîtrier pie, Austernfischer, Ostrero común)

Example 1 DSCN1544

Species List

Date 17.07.2001
Location Schiermonnikoog, Friesland (The Netherlands)
Origin Moulting feathers, found at the dyke at the southern side of the island
Age and sex  
Feathers 3rd, 4th, and 5th primary of the left wing (141, 151, and 158 mm)
Literature  
     
Example 2 DSCN 1556

Species List

Date 12.09.2001
Location Meldorfer Speicherkoog, Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Moulting feather, found at the seaside, north of the harbour of Meldorf
Age and sex  
Feathers Tailfeather (120 mm)
Literature  
     
Example 3 IMG 8639 (22.12.2012)

Species List

Date 22.10.2012
Location Helgoland, Düne, District Pinneberg (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Moulting feathers, found on the beach near the lighthouse
Age and sex  
Feathers 9th Secondary of the right wing (120 mm) and about 8th secondary of the left wing (115 mm)
Literature  
     
Literature H.-H. Bergmann, Vogelfedern an Nord- und Ostsee - Finden und Bestimmen, Quelle & Meyer Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2010, ISBN 978-3-494-01492-0, page 110

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, 3. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, ISBN 3-89104-666-9, page 218 - 219

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. Auflage, Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 218 and 220