Prunella modularis

Dunnock / Järnsparv

Main author:
Magnus Hellström, December 2014.

Citation: 
Ottenby Bird Observatory. 2015. Ringers' DigiGuide - Prunella modularis. 
www.ringersdigiguide.ottenby.se
 
MOULT:
                      Adult          Young
summer        
SC               sp
winter            -                   -
Young sp: The post-juvenile moult includes the body, LC and MC (but a few birds retain single juvenile MC). Some birds, c. 40% according to Jenni & Winkler (1994), include a few inner GC (rarely, all GC may be included). Single tertials or RR are only rarely included.
Adult SC: The post-breeding moult includes the whole plumage.
AGE:

Autumn
Spring
SEX:

Average differences exist, but for the time being we prefer not to sex this species.
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