Turdus iliacus

(Redwing, Grive mauvis, Rotdrossel, Zorzal alirrojo)

Example 1 IMG 4950 (06.04.2014)

Date 31.03.1952
Location Groß-Freienholz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers 12 Tail-feathers
Literature  

Species List

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Example 2 IMG 7606 (03.08.2014)

Date 31.03.1952
Location Groß-Freienholz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers

8 Uppertail-coverts (1st row); 6 undertail-coverts (2nd row)

Literature  

Species List

     
Example 3 IMG 4898 (27.02.2014)

Date 31.03.1952
Location Groß-Freienholz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers

Complete tail (upper side)

Literature  

Species List

     
Example 4 IMG 4899 (27.02.2014)

Date 31.03.1952
Location Groß-Freienholz, District Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany)
Origin The bird was found dead.
Age and sex  
Feathers

Complete tail (underside)

Literature  

Species List

     
Literature

H. H. Bergmann, Die Federn der Vögel Mitteleuropas - Ein Handbuch zur Bestimmung der wichtigsten Arten, Aula - Verlag GmbH, Wiebelsheim 2015, ISBN 978-3-89104-784-2, page 587

R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen, 3. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, ISBN 3-89104-666-9, page 204 and 205

L. Jenni, R. Winkler, Moult and Ageing of European Passerines, Academic Press Limited, London 1994, ISBN 0-12-384150-X, page 115

Wilfried Hansen, J. Synnatzschke, The Tail Feathers of the Birds of Central Europe, Fully revised new edition, Federfuehrer Publishers, Gütersloh and Leipzig, 2015, ISBN 97814399280210, page 406 - 408

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 302 and 303