Main author: Magnus Hellström, November 2014.
Citation: Ottenby Bird Observatory. 2015. Ringers’ DigiGuide – Turdus iliacus. www.ringersdigiguide.ottenby.se
Summer SC sp
Winter – –
Young sp: The post-juvenile moult includes the body, LC, MC and inner GC (90% of our birds at Ottenby have included 3-6 inner GC in the moult). In exceptional cases (<0,5% of our birds) where all GC are moulted, the contrast is seen towards the juvenile PC. Rather few birds include R1 and inner TT (and according to Svensson  all TT may be included in the moult, but this must be rare indeed) and R1.
Adult SC: The post-breeding moult includes the whole plumage.
Number of GC included in the post-juvenile moult shown as percentage of 1cy birds at Ottenby 2000-2013 (n=231).
No plumage differences.
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