Fringilla montifringilla


Main author: Magnus Hellström, November 2014.
Citation: Ottenby Bird Observatory. 2015. Ringers’ DigiGuide – Fringilla montigringilla.


                     Adult         Young

Summer       SC              sp

Winter           –                 –

Young sp: The post-juvenile moult includes the body, LC, MC, most GC (commonly 6-9 GC included, but range inlude 3-10 GC), 0-2 TT and occasionally single or some (very rarely even all) RR.
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=295).

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