Sturnus vulgaris

(Starling, Etourneaut sansonnett, Star, Estornino pinto)

Example 1 IMG 1064 (23.09.2012)

Date 28.05.2012
Location Bernöwe, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Plucked by a raptor (at point 11 of the point-stop-route)
Age and sex  
Feathers Primaries and secondaries of the right wing
Literature  

Species List

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Example 2 IMG 1106 (29.09.2012)

Date 28.05.2012
Location Bernöwe, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Plucked by a raptor (at point 11 of the point-stop-route)
Age and sex  
Feathers Primaries and secondaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 3 IMG 1061 (23.09.2012)

Date 28.05.2012
Location Bernöwe, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Plucked by a raptor (at point 11 of the point-stop-route)
Age and sex  
Feathers

2 Alula-feathers, 3 primary coverts, coverts, 1 greater covert, 1 median covert, and 2 down-feathers

Literature  

Species List

     
Example 4 IMG 4431 (02.11.2013)

Date 22.07.2013
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Volmerstraße, UTZ (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex 1st Calendar year
Feathers 9 Secondaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 5 IMG 4428 (02.11.2013)

Date 22.07.2013
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Volmerstraße, UTZ (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex 1st Calendar year
Feathers 10 Primaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 6 IMG 4423 (02.11.2013)

Date 22.07.2013
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Volmerstraße, UTZ (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex 1st Calendar year
Feathers

12 Tail-feathers

Literature  

Species List

     
Example 7 IMG 4427 (02.11.2013)

Date 22.07.2013
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Volmerstraße, UTZ (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex 1st Calendar year
Feathers 1st row: underside-downes, 2nd row: uppertail-coverts; 3rd row: undertail-coverts; 4th row: 2 alula-feathers
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 8 IMG 4525 (01.12.2013)

Date 22.07.2013
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Volmerstraße, UTZ (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex 1st Calendar year
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 9 IMG 4528 (01.12.2013)

Date 22.07.2013
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Volmerstraße, UTZ (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex 1st Calendar year
Feathers Complete right wing (underside)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 10 IMG 4512 (01.12.2013)

Date 11.05.1996
Location Bernöwe, Landkreis Oberhavel, Kanalufer (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Prey of a raptor
Age and sex adult
Feathers 9 Secondaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 11 IMG 4513 (01.12.2013)

Date 11.05.1996
Location Bernöwe, Landkreis Oberhavel, Kanalufer (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Prey of a raptor
Age and sex adult
Feathers 8 Primaries of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 12 IMG 4509 (01.12.2013)

Date 11.05.1996
Location Bernöwe, Landkreis Oberhavel, Kanalufer (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Prey of a raptor
Age and sex adult
Feathers 11 Tail-feathers
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 13 IMG 4517 (01.12.2013)

Date 11.05.1996
Location Bernöwe, Landkreis Oberhavel, Kanalufer (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Prey of a raptor
Age and sex adult
Feathers

3 Down-feathers, 3 greater coverts, and 3 undertail-coverts

Literature  

Species List

     
Example 14 IMG 4821 (09.02.2014)

Date 18.04.2000
Location Berlin-Adllershof, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße 3 (Germany)
Origin The feathers were found in the nest box of a Eurasian Kestrel
Age and sex adult
Feathers

7 Primaries (P), 1 secondary (S), and 4 tail-feathers (T)

Literature  

Species List

     
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 192 and 205

L. Jenni, R. Winkler, Moult and Ageing of European Passerines, Academic Press Limited, London 1994, ISBN 0-12-384150-X, page 54

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 329