Main author: Magnus Hellström, October 2014.
Citation: Ottenby Bird Observatory. 2015. Ringers’ DigiGuide – Erithacus rubecula. www.ringersdigiguide.ottenby.se
Summer SC sp
Winter – –
Young sp: The post-juvenile moult includes the body, LC, MC and inner GC (96% of our birds at Ottenby have included 3-6 inner GC in the moult). Quite a few also include inner alula or CC. Inner TT or central RR are only rarely included.
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=30459).
No plumage differences.
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