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Asian Koel – Specimen 1 – Female

Details

Date: 30 November 2021
Gender: Female
Location: Manekchowk, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Reason for death: Internal Infection

Overall

Weight: 210 gm
Wingspan: 575 mm
One wing: 280 mm
Body Length with tail: 360 mm
Tail Length: 204 mm
Primary Projection: 52 mm
Wing-to-tail: 108 mm

Head & Beak

Head Length: 57.6 mm
Head Width: 25.3 mm
Beak Length: 24.6 mm
Beak Width: 9.8 mm
Gape Length: 35.2 mm
Gape Width: 22.1 mm

Legs

Femur: 42.8 mm
Tibiotarsal: 65.8 mm
Metatarsal: 37.7 mm
Digit 1: 13.0 mm
Digit 2: 20.6 mm
Digit 3: 34.6 mm
Digit 4: 25.7 mm

Full Wing - Dorsal View
Full Wing - Ventral View

PrimariesWing Feathers

P1 (96.1 mm) Compare

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P2 (140.1 mm) Compare

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P3 (157.2 mm) Compare

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P4 (160.8 mm) Compare

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P5 (159.3 mm) Compare

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P6 (148.5 mm) Compare

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P7 (137.7 mm) Compare

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P8 (128.9 mm) Compare

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P9 (120.8 mm) Compare

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P10 (115.5 mm) Compare

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Secondaries/TertialsWing Feathers

S1 (118.4 mm) Compare

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S2 (114.8 mm) Compare

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S3 (112 mm) Compare

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S4 (109.9 mm) Compare

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S5 (107.8 mm) Compare

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S6 (103.4 mm) Compare

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S7 (99.5 mm) Compare

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S8 (91.4 mm) Compare

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S9 (77.1 mm) Compare

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Alulas

A1 (61.2 mm) Compare

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A2 (53.8 mm) Compare

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RectricesTail Feathers

R1 (197 mm) Compare

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R2 (196 mm) Compare

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R3 (194 mm) Compare

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R4 (192 mm) Compare

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R5 (164 mm) Compare

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