Somateria mollissima

(Eider, Eider Ó duvet, Eiderente, Eider com˙n)

Example 1 IMG 9048 (20.01.2013)

Species List

Date 18.04.2001
Location Westerhever, Deichvorland, District Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Found dead at the dyke
Age and sex Adult male
Feathers 6 Primaries (P10 - P5, 208 - 192 mm) of the right wing
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Example 2 IMG 9049 (20.01.2013)

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Date 18.04.2001
Location Westerhever, Deichvorland, District Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Found dead at the dyke
Age and sex Adult male
Feathers 3 Primaries (180 - 158 mm) and 5 secondaries (144 - 130 mm) of the right wing
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Example 3 IMG 9050 (20.01.2013)

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Date 18.04.2001
Location Westerhever, Deichvorland, District Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Found dead at the dyke
Age and sex Adult male
Feathers 5 Secondaries (128 - 125 mm) and 4 tertials (120 - 140 mm) of the right wing
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Example 4 IMG 9051 (20.01.2013)

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Date 18.04.2001
Location Westerhever, Deichvorland, District Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Found dead at the dyke
Age and sex Adult male
Feathers 6 Tail-feathers (right side, 98 - 115 mm)
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Example 5 IMG 9052 (20.01.2013)

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Date 18.04.2001
Location Westerhever, Deichvorland, District Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Found dead at the dyke
Age and sex Adult male
Feathers 6 Tail-feathers (left side, 99 - 115 mm)
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Example 6 IMG 9046 (20.01.2013)

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Date 18.04.2001
Location Westerhever, Deichvorland, District Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Found dead at the dyke
Age and sex Adult male
Feathers 10 Underwing-coverts
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Example 7 IMG 9047 (20.01.2013)

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Date 18.04.2001
Location Westerhever, Deichvorland, District Nordfriesland (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Origin Found dead at the dyke
Age and sex Adult male
Feathers 2 Primary coverts (98 mm), 2 alula-feathers (82 and 73 mm), and another cover (72 mm)
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Example 8 IMG 1177 (23.01.2016)

Date 20.08.2004
Location Tisvildeleje, Kattegat shore (SjŠlland, Denmark)
Origin Moulting feather
Age and sex  
Feathers Secondary of the left wing
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Example 9 IMG 1179 (23.01.2016)

Date 20.08.2004
Location Tisvildeleje, Kattegat shore (SjŠlland, Denmark)
Origin Moulting feather
Age and sex  
Feathers Secondary of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

Remarks Example 8 and example 9 show the same feather.  
Literature H. H. Bergmann, Die Federn der V÷gel Mitteleuropas - Ein Handbuch zur Bestimmung der wichtigsten Arten, Aula - Verlag GmbH, Wiebelsheim 2015, ISBN 978-3-89104-784-2, page 378

H. H. Bergmann, Vogelfedern an Nord- und Ostsee - Finden und Bestimmen, Quelle & Meyer Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2010, ISBN 978-3-494-01501-9, page 109

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, 3. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, ISBN 3-89104-666-9, page 227 and 238

Wilfried Hansen, J. Synnatzschke, The Tail Feathers of the Birds of Central Europe, Fully revised new edition, Federfuehrer Publishers, GŘtersloh and Leipzig, 2015, ISBN 97814399280210, page 462 - 464

R. Mńrz, Gew÷ll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 168