Streptopelia decaocto

(Collared Dove, Tourterelle turque, Türkentaube, Tórtola turca)

Example 1 IMG 4777 (01.12.2013)

Species List

Date August 1984
Location Burgas (Bulgaria)
Origin The moulting feathers were found in a small forest near Burgas (Bulgaria).
Age and sex  
Feathers 4 Tail-feathers, probably of different birds.
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Example 2 IMG 4706 (19.01.2014)

Species List

Date 23.10.2011
Location Helgoland, Siemensplatz (Germany)
Origin Moulting feather
Age and sex  
Feathers 1 Tail-feather
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Example 3 IMG 4707 (19.01.2014)

Species List

Date October 2001
Location Vineyard Mercouri near Katákolo (Ilía, Greece)
Origin Moulting feathers
Age and sex  
Feathers 1 Tail-feather,  2 secondaries, 1 primary
Literature  
     
Example 4 IMG 4357 (07.10.2013)

Species List

Date 27.03.2005
Location Bernöwe, Landkreis Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin The feathers were found in the nestbox of a Mountain Sparrow (Passer montanus). It can be assumed that a juvenile bird was plucked by a raptor.
Age and sex  
Feathers 2 Tail-feathers (both 78 mm), probably of a juvenile bird.
Literature  
     
Literature

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, page 228-229

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, Akademie-Verlag, Berlin 1987, page 260 and 261