Phasianus colchicus

(Pheasant, Faisan de Colchide, Fasan, Faisan vulgar)

Example 1 IMG 1149 (29.09.2012

Date 18.04.2009
Location Bernöwe, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Feather of a bird plucked by a carnivore.1)
Age and sex Male
Feathers Primary of the left wing
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Remarks 1) The quills of most feathers were bitten off.  
Example 2 IMG 1152 (29.09.2012)

Date 25.09.2010
Location Finca Son Real, Mallorca (Baleares, Spain)
Origin Moulting feather
Age and sex  
Feathers Primary of the left wing
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Remarks This feather seems to be from a Pheasant, although this species is rare in Mallorca.  
Example 3 IMG 1170 (02.10.2012)

Date about 1975
Location Motorway Berliner Ring, Exit Berlin-Pankow, Brandenburg (Germany)
Origin Traffic victim
Age and sex Male
Feathers Complete left wing (upper side)
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Example 4 IMG 4489 (01.12.2013)

Date 18.09.2013
Location Valle Bertuzzi, near Spiagggia Romea, Provincia di Ferrara (Emilia-Romagna, Italy)
Origin The feathers belonged to a pheasant, which was plucked by a carnivore.
Age and sex Male
Feathers Tail-feathers
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Example 5 IMG 0485 (05.04.2015)

Date 15.02.2014
Location Motorway junction Oranienburg, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Traffic victim
Age and sex Male
Feathers 5 Secondaries of the left wing
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Example 6 IMG 0486 (05.04.2015)

Date 15.02.2014
Location Motorway junction Oranienburg, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Traffic victim
Age and sex Male
Feathers 7 Secondaries of the left wing
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Example 7 IMG 0489 (05.04.2015)

Date 15.02.2014
Location Motorway junction Oranienburg, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Traffic victim
Age and sex Male
Feathers 10 Primaries of the left wing
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Example 8 IMG 0482 (05.04.2015)

Date 15.02.2014
Location Motorway junction Oranienburg, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Traffic victim
Age and sex Male
Feathers 10 Primaries of the right wing
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Example 9 IMG 0481 (05.04.2015)

Date 15.02.2014
Location Motorway junction Oranienburg, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Traffic victim
Age and sex Male
Feathers 3 Secondaries of the right wing
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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 240 - 241

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 240 - 241

M. Cieslak, B. Dul, Feathers - Identification for Bird Conservation, Natura Publishing House, Warsaw 2006, ISBN 83-924410-0-1, Page 272 - 275

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. Auflage, Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 208, 210