Merops apiaster

(Bee-eater, Guèpier d'Europe, Bienenfresser, Abejaruco común)

Example 1 IMG 0095 (03.08.2014)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers 5 Secondaries of the left wing
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Example 2 IMG 0098 (03.08.2014)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers 10 Primaries of the left wing
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Example 3 IMG 0094 (03.08.2014)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers

1 Alula-feather, 6 primary coverts, and 1 foot

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Example 3-1 IMG 0145 (18.02.2015)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers

Complete right wing (upper side)

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Example 3-2 IMG 0441 (03.04.2015)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers

10 Primeries and 2 secondaries of the right wing

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Example 3-3 IMG 0466 (03.04.2015)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers

7 Secondaries and 3 tertials of the right wing

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Example 3-4 IMG 0440 (03.04.2015)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers

Coverts of the right wing

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Example 3-5 IMG 0232 (22.02.2015)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers

Coverts

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Example 4 IMG 0099 (03.08.2014)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (1)
Age and sex  
Feathers

12 Tail-feathers

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Example 5 IMG 0070 (03.08.2014)

Date 08.08.1984
Location Fish ponds near Konstantinovo, Burgaski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin The bird was plucked by a raptor.
Age and sex  
Feathers 1 Secondary and 7 primaries of the right wing
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Example 6 IMG 0072 (03.08.2014)

Date 08.08.1984
Location Fish ponds near Konstantinovo, Burgaski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin The bird was plucked by a raptor.
Age and sex

 

Feathers

5 Primaries and 7 secondaries of the right wing

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Example 7 IMG 0076 (03.08.2014)

Date 08.08.1984
Location Fish ponds near Konstantinovo, Burgaski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin The bird was plucked by a raptor.
Age and sex  
Feathers 10 Tail-feathers
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Example 8 IMG 0265 (22.02.2015)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (2)
Age and sex  
Feathers 6 Primaries of the right wing, 6 primaries of the left wing
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Example 9 IMG 0264 (22.02.2015)

Date 14.08.1984
Location Medven, Slivenski oblast (Bulgaria)
Origin Traffic victim (2)
Age and sex  
Feathers 11 Tail-feathers
Literature  

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Literature

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, 3. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, ISBN 3-89104-666-9, page 184 and 185

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 184 and 185

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 273 - 274