Luscinia luscinia

Thrush Nightingale

Main author: Magnus Hellström, December 2014.

Citation: Ottenby Bird Observatory. 2015. Ringers’ DigiGuide – Luscinia luscinia.


                     Adult         Young

Summer       SC              sp

Winter           –                 –

Young sp: The post-juvenile moult includes the body, LC, MC and inner GC (88% of our birds at Ottenby have included 4-6 inner GC in the moult). 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=216).


No plumage differences.

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