Turdus viscivorus

Mistle Thrush

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


                     Adult         Young

Summer       SC              sp

Winter           –                 –

Young sp: The post-juvenile moult includes the body and usually all LC, MC and inner GC (90% of our birds at Ottenby have included 3-5 inner GC in the moult). According to Jenni & Winkler (1994) and Svensson (1992) range include 0-10 GC, but the extremes are rare. A few birds may also include single CC, TT or alula feathers.
Adult SC: The post-breeding moult includes the whole plumage.

Number of GC included in the post-juvenile moult shown as percentage of 1cy and 2cy birds at Ottenby 2000-2014 (n=17).


No plumage differences.

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