Turdus pilaris


Main author: Magnus Hellström, December 2014.
Citation: Ottenby Bird Observatory. 2015. Ringers’ DigiGuide – Turdus pilaris. www.ringersdigiguide.ottenby.se


                     Adult         Young

Summer       SC              sp

Winter           –                 –

Young sp: The post-juvenile moult includes the body, LC, MC and inner GC (92% of our birds at Ottenby have included 3-7 inner GC in the moult). A few birds include single TT. According to Jenni & Winkler (1994) R1 may rarely be 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=48).

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