AGE – BEST CRITERIA:
In 1cy, whole plumage is fresh, including whole wing and tail. Adult shows worn wing and tail. Colour of iris is supportive.
- Whole plumage (including wing and tail) is fresh. Signs of wear starts to show in tips of PP during mid or late autumn.
- Colour of iris is rather cold greyish.
- Whole plumage (including wing and tail) is worn, often notably so in GC, PC, TT, tips of PP and tail.
- Colour of iris is warm brownish.