Turdus merula

(Blackbird, Merle noir, Amsel, Mirlo común)

Example 1 IMG 9027 (17.01.2013)

Species List

Date 22.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Adult female
Feathers 9 Secondaries (50 - 92 mm) of the left wing
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Example 2 IMG 9025 (17.01.2013)

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Date 22.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Adult female
Feathers 10 Primaries (95 - 112 mm) of the left wing
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Example 3 IMG 9029 (17.01.2013)

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Date 22.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Adult female
Feathers 12 Tailfeathers (114 - 117 mm)
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Example 4 IMG 9037 (17.01.2013)

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Date 22.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Adult female
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
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Example 5 IMG 9039 (17.01.2013)

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Date 22.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Adult female
Feathers Complete right wing (underside)
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Example 6 IMG 9034 (17.01.2013)

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Date 26.05.2011
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße 4 (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Adult female
Feathers 2 Alula-feathers (37 and 26 mm), 8 primaries (105 - 90  mm), and 7 secondaries (87 - 59 mm)
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Example 7 IMG 9031 (17.01.2013)

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Date 26.05.2011
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Justus-von-Liebig-Straße 4 (Germany)
Origin Found dead
Age and sex Adult female
Feathers 10 Tail-feathers (109 - 104 mm)
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Example 8 IMG 8938 (17.01.2013)

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Date 24.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Male, 1st calendar year
Feathers 9 Secondaries (47 - 88 mm) of the left wing
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Example 9 IMG 8943 (17.01.2013)

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Date 24.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Male, 1st calendar year
Feathers 9 Primaries (90 - 109 mm) of the left wing
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Example 10 IMG 8941 (17.01.2013)

Species List

Date 24.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Male, 1st calendar year
Feathers

12 Tail-feathers (105 - 110 mm)

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Example 11 IMG 9042 (17.01.2013)

Species List

Date 24.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Male, 1st calendar year
Feathers Complete right wing (upper side)
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Example 12 IMG 9045 (17.01.2013)

Species List

Date 24.10.2008
Location Berlin-Adlershof, Magnusstraße 11 (Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Male, 1st calendar year
Feathers Complete right wing (undersite)
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Example 13 IMG 4385 (02.11.2013)

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Date 14.08.2013
Location Bernöwe, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Female
Feathers

9 Secondaries of the left wing (47 - 90 mm)

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Example 14 IMG 4384 (02.11.2013)

Species List

Date 14.08.2013
Location Bernöwe, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Female
Feathers 10 Primaries of the left wing
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Example 15 IMG 4382 (02.11.2013)

Species List

Date 14.08.2013
Location Bernöwe, District Oberhavel (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of window collision
Age and sex Female
Feathers 12 Tail-feathers (108 - 117 mm)
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Example 16 IMG 9128 (02.09.2013)

Species List

Date 29.03.1996
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Bereich 7 (Germany)
Origin The bird was plucked by a raptor (probably a Goshawk)
Age and sex  
Feathers 9 Secondaries of the left wing (47 - 88 mm)
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Example 17 IMG 9129 (02.09.2013)

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Date 29.03.1996
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Bereich 7 (Germany)
Origin The bird was plucked by a raptor (probably a Goshawk)
Age and sex  
Feathers

9 Primaries of the left wing (91 - 107 mm)

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Example 18 IMG 9132 (02.09.2013)

Species List

Date 29.03.1996
Location Berlin-Adlershof, WISTA-Gelände, Bereich 7 (Germany)
Origin The bird was plucked by a raptor (probably a Goshawk)
Age and sex  
Feathers 11 Tail-feathers (110 - 111 mm)
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Literature R. Brown, J. Ferguson, M. Lawrence, D. Lees, Federn, Spuren und Zeichen der Vögel Europas, 3. Auflage, Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim 2003, ISBN 3-89104-666-9, page 204 - 205

L. Jenni, R. Winkler, Moult and Ageing of European Passerines, Academic Press Limited, London 1994, ISBN 0-12-384150-X, page 109 - 110

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 304