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Subject: Staffelmauser
From: Geoff Price <>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 10:47:29 +1000
Greetings all

Staffelmauser is a term used to describe a form of moult-pattern.  Quoting
directly from the Plumages glossary in HANZAB:

"A pattern of moult in a row of feathers in which a wave of moult begins
before the preceding wave is complete.  This produces two or more active
moult-centres  in a row of feathers."

Hope this sheds some light.

Geoff Price


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