Code Name No. of wires & wire diameter Actual Area Overall Diameter Mass Rated Strength Max. d.c. resistance @20°C
Aluminium Steel Aluminium Steel Total mm kg/km lb/1000ft kN Ohm / km
mm mm mm2 mm2 mm2
Turkey 6/1.68 1/1.68 13.3 2.22 15.52 5.03 53.6 36.02 5.29 2.1521
6/1.89 1/1.89 16.84 2.81 19.65 5.66 67.7 45.51 6.65 1.6997
Swan 6/2.12 1/2.12 21.18 3.53 24.71 6.35 85.3 57.35 8.3 1.3514
Swanate 7/1.96 1/2.61 21.12 5.35 26.47 6.53 99.6 66.95 10.5 1.3553
Sparrow 6/2.67 1/2.67 33.6 5.6 39.2 8.03 135.7 91.2 12.68 0.8519
Sparate 7/2.47 1/3.30 33.55 8.55 42.1 8.26 158.7 106.63 16.18 0.8531
Grouse 8/2.54 1/4.24 40.54 14.12 54.66 9.32 221.4 148.8 23.13 0.7095
Robin 6/3.00 1/3.0 42.42 7.07 49.49 8.99 171.1 115.0 15.79 0.6748
Petrel 12/2.34 7/2.34 51.61 30.11 81.72 11.71 377.7 253.8 46.26 0.5601
Raven 6/3.37 1/3.37 53.53 8.92 62.45 10.11 216.1 145.2 19.49 0.5347
Minorca 12/2.44 7/2.44 56.12 32.74 88.86 12.22 411.1 276.3 50.26 0.5151
Quail 6/3.78 1/3.78 67.34 11.22 78.56 11.35 272.0 182.8 23.58 0.4251
Leghorn 12/2.69 7/2.69 68.21 39.79 108 13.46 499.2 335.5 60.5 0.4238
Guinea 12/2.92 7/2.92 80.37 46.88 127.25 14.63 589.7 396.3 71.17 0.3596
Pigeon 6/4.25 1/4.25 85.13 14.19 99.32 12.75 343.0 230.5 29.48 0.3362
Dotterel 12/3.08 7/3.08 89.42 52.16 141.58 15.42 656.1 440.9 76.95 0.3232
Dorking 12/3.20 7/3.20 96.52 56.3 152.82 16.03 707.8 475.7 83.18 0.2995
Brahma 16/2.86 19/2.48 102.8 91.79 194.59 18.14 1003.8 674.6 126.2 0.2812
Cochin 12/3.37 7/3.37 107.05 62.45 169.5 16.87 783.9 526.8 92.09 0.27
Penguin 6/4.77 1/4.77 107.23 17.87 125.1 14.3 432.7 290.8 37.14 0.2669
Waxwing 18/3.09 1/3.09 135 7.5 142.5 15.47 430.2 289.1 30.58 0.2131
Partridge 26/2.57 7//2.0 134.89 21.99 156.88 16.31 546.0 366.9 50.26 0.2143
Ostrich 26/2.73 7/2.12 152.21 24.71 176.92 17.27 613.4 412.2 56.45 0.1899
Merlin 18/3.47 1/3.47 170.25 9.46 179.71 17.37 542.8 364.8 30.6 0.169
Linnet 26/2.89 7/2.25 170.57 27.84 198.41 18.29 687.5 462.0 62.72 0.1695
Oriole 30/2.69 7/2.69 170.52 39.79 210.31 18.82 783.3 526.4 76.95 0.1699
Chickadee 18/3.77 1/3.77 200.96 11.16 212.12 18.87 641.3 431.0 44.22 0.1431
Brant 24/3.27 7/2.18 201.58 26.13 227.71 19.61 761.0 511.4 64.94 0.1434
Ibis 26/3.14 7/2.44 201.36 32.74 234.1 19.89 812.5 546.0 72.51 0.1435
Lark 30/2.92 7/2.92 200.92 46.88 247.8 20.47 925.2 621.8 90.3 0.1442
Pelican 18/4.14 1/4.14 242.34 13.46 255.8 20.68 769.7 517.3 52.49 0.1187
Flicker 24/3.58 7/2.39 241.61 31.41 273.02 21.49 913.5 613.9 76.51 0.1196
Hawk 26/3.44 7/2.67 241.68 39.2 280.88 21.79 975.1 655.3 86.73 0.1196
Hen 30/3.20 7/3.20 241.31 56.3 297.61 22.43 1110.6 746.4 105.87 0.1201
Osprey 18/4.47 1/4.47 282.51 15.69 298.2 22.33 897.7 603.3 60.94 0.1018
Parakeet 24/3.87 7/2.58 282.34 36.6 318.94 23.22 1065.6 716.1 76.51 0.1024
Dove 26/3.72 7/2.89 282.62 45.92 328.54 23.55 1138.6 765.2 100.53 0.1023
Eagle 30/3.46 7/3.46 282.11 65.83 347.94 24.2 1295.6 870.7 123.63 0.1027
Peacock 24/4.03 7/2.69 306.17 39.79 345.96 24.21 1,158.9 778.8 96.08 0.0944
Squab 26/3.87 7/3.01 305.87 49.82 355.69 24.54 1,237.0 831.3 108.06 0.0945
Wood Duck 30/3.61 7/3.61 307.1 71.66 378.76 25.25 1,4084 946.5 128.55 0.0944
Teal 30/3.61 19/2.16 307.1 69.63 376.73 25.25 1396.6 938.6 13145 0.0944
Kingbird 18/4.78 1/4.78 323.05 17.95 341 23.89 1026.6 689.9 69.84 0.089
Swift 36/3.38 1/3.38 323.06 8.97 332.03 23.62 956.5 642.8 61.39 0.089
Rook 24/4.14 7/2.76 323.12 41.89 365.01 24.82 1,217.5 818.2 101 0.0895
Grosbeak 26/3.97 7/3.09 321.88 52.5 374.38 25.15 1,300.8 874.2 112.07 0.0898
Scoter 30/3.70 7/3.70 322.6 75.27 397.87 25.88 1,480.7 995.1 135.23 0.0898
Egret 30/3.70 19/2.22 322.6 73.55 396.15 25.88 1,469.0 987.2 140.12 0.0898
Flamingo 24/4.23 7/2.82 337.32 43.73 381.05 25.4 1276.6 857.9 105.42 0.0857
Gannet 26/4.07 7/3.16 338.3 54.91 393.21 25.76 1,3633 916.2 161.92 0.0854
Stilt 24/4.39 7/2.92 363.32 46.88 410.2 26.31 1,370.5 921.0 11143 0.0796
Starling 26/4.21 7/3.28 361.98 59.16 421.14 26.7 1,463.8 983.7 12633 0.0799
Redwing 30/3.92 19/2.35 362.11 82.42 444.53 27.46 1,650.6 1,109.3 15191 0.08
Coot 36/3.77 1/3.77 401.91 11.16 413.07 26.42 1,195.8 803.6 74.73 0.0716
Cuckoo 24/4.62 7/3.08 402.38 52.16 454.54 27.74 1,522.2 1,023.0 12411 0.0718
Drake 26/4.44 7/3.45 402.61 65.45 468.06 28.14 1,326.4 891.4 140.12 0.0718
Tern 45/3.38 7/2.25 403.82 27.54 431.36 27 1,331.8 895.0 98.33 0.0716
Condor 54/3.08 7/3.08 402.38 52.16 454.54 27.74 1,520.7 1,022.0 125.44 0.0718
Mallard 30/4.14 19/2.48 403.89 91.79 495.68 28.96 1,836.0 1,233.9 137.74 0.0717
Ruddy 45/3.59 7/2.40 455.56 31.67 487.23 28.73 1,507.3 1,013.0 108.79 0.0634
Canary 54/3.28 7/3.28 456.34 59.15 515.49 29.52 1,723.1 1,158.0 141.9 0.0633
Catbird 36/4.14 1/4.14 484.67 13.46 498.13 28.96 1,434.4 964.0 88.07 0.0593
Rail 45/3.70 7/2.47 483.91 33.55 517.46 29.29 1,598.1 1,074.0 115.29 0.0597
Cardinal 54/3.38 7/3.38 484.59 62.82 547.41 30.38 1,825.9 1,227.1 150.35 0.0596
Tanager 36/4.30 1/4.30 522.86 14.52 537.38 30.12 1,553.5 1,044.0 95.19 0.055
Ortolan 45/3.85 7/2.57 523.94 36.32 560.26 30.78 1,730.5 1,163.0 123.33 0.0552
Curlew 54/3.51 7/3.51 522.58 67.74 590.32 31.62 1,977.6 1,329.0 162.65 0.0553
Bluejay 45/4.00 7/2.66 565.56 38.91 604.47 31.98 1866 1,254.0 132.78 0.0511
Finch 54/3.65 19/2.19 565.1 71.58 636.68 32.84 2,127.8 1,430.0 174.05 0.0514
Bunting 45/4.14 7/2.76 605.84 41.89 647.73 33.07 1996.9 1,342.0 142.5 0.0477
Grackle 54/3.77 19/2.27 602.87 76.9 679.77 3199 2,2781 1,531.0 186.34 0.0482
Skylark 36/4.77 1/4.77 643.41 17.87 661.28 33.43 1,913.6 1,286.0 117.46 0.0447
Bittern 45/4.27 7/2.85 644.49 44.66 689.15 34.16 2,130.8 1,432.0 151.72 0.0448
Pheasant 54/3.90 19/2.34 645.16 81.72 726.88 35.1 2,431.4 1,634.0 194.06 0.045
Dipper 45/4.40 7/2.93 684.33 47.2 731.53 35.2 2,2633 1,521.0 160.63 0.0422
Martin 54/4.02 19/2.41 685.48 86.68 772.16 36.17 2,581.7 1,735.0 205.95 0.0424
Bobolink 45/4.53 7/3.02 725.36 50.15 775.51 36.25 2,397.2 1,611.0 17037 0.0398
Plover 54/4.14 19/2.48 727.01 91.79 818.8 37.21 2,734.9 1,838.0 218.41 0.04
Nuthatch 45/4.65 7/3.10 764.3 52.84 817.14 37.23 2,529.6 1,700.0 17837 0.0378
Parrot 54/4.25 19/2.55 766.16 97.05 863.21 38.23 2,883.7 1,938.0 229.97 0.0379
Lapwing 45/4.78 7/3.18 807.63 55.6 863.23 38.2 2,6615 1,790.0 187.71 0.0358
Falcon 54/4.36 19/2.62 806.33 102.45 908.78 39.24 3,038.5 2,042.0 24243 0.036
Chukar 84/3.70 19/2.22 903.29 73.55 976.84 40.69 3,083.1 2,072.0 226.86 0.0322
Bluebird 84/4.07 19/2.44 1092.99 88.85 1181.84 44.75 3,731.9 2,508.0 628.23 0.0266
Kiwi 72/4.41 7/2.94 1099.91 47.53 1147.44 44.07 3,4219 2,301.0 221.52 0.0264
Thrasher 76/4.43 19/2.07 1171.57 63.95 1235.52 45.77 3,754.2 2,523.0 252.21 0.0248