Avian Topography

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  1. tail feathers are called
    rectrices
  2. flight feathers are called
    remiges
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    • 1. inferior umbilicus
    • 2. Calamus
    • 3. Plumaceous
    • 4. Rachis
    • 5. Barbs
    • 6. Pennaceous
    • 7. Inner web
  4. These attach to the barbs
    barbules
  5. microscopic parts of the barbules
    trough & hamulus
  6. these feathers have a vane
    contour
  7. These feathers have a rachis and a downy vane
    semiplumes
  8. this feather has barbs at the tip
    filoplumes
  9. feather tracts
    pterylae
  10. bare areas (tractless)
    apteria
  11. superior and inferior halves of the rhampotheca
    • rhinotheca
    • gnathotheca
  12. keratin flap in the dorsal part of the naris (chickens & turkeys)
    operculum
  13. circular hummingbird beak
    terete
  14. 4 toe arrangement with digit 1 backwards
    anisodactyl
  15. Parrots feet are
    Zygodactyl
  16. duck feet (geese, swans)
    palmate
  17. webbed feet with more webbing (pelican)
    totipalmate

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Author:
kenleyc
ID:
319770
Filename:
Avian Topography
Updated:
2016-05-04 16:40:42
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avian topography
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Description:
avian anatomy
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