Ficedula parva

Red-breasted Flycatcher / Mindre flugsnappare

Main author:
Magnus Hellström, September 2014.

Citation: 
Ottenby Bird Observatory. 2015. Ringers' DigiGuide - Ficedula parva. 
www.ringersdigiguide.ottenby.se
 
MOULT:
                      Adult          Young
summer        
SC               sp
winter            wp               wp
Young sp: The post-juvenile moult includes most of body, LC, MC and usually 2-3 GC.
Young wp: According to Cramp & Perrins (1993), the pre-breeding moult includes some or all RR, some GC and throat feathers. However, inclusion of any GC must be restricted since few spring birds at Ottenby show pre-breeding GC. 
Adult SC: The post-breeding moult includes the complete plumage. 
Adult wp: According to Cramp & Perrins (1993), the pre-breeding moult includes some or all RR, some GC and throat feathers. However, inclusion of any GC must be restricted since few spring birds at Ottenby show pre-breeding GC. 
Number of GC included in the post-juvenile moult shown as percentage of 1cy birds at Ottenby 2000-2013 (n=57).
[The symbol + is used for birds showing irregular moult sequence.]
[Two categories of birds were excluded: 1) Birds that had not yet conducted the moult of the GC, and 2) birds where the assessment of the moult was deemed as less certain.]
AGE:

Autumn
Spring
SEX:

Autumn
Spring
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