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3 edition of Feathers and flight. found in the catalog.

Feathers and flight.

Clarence J. Hylander

Feathers and flight.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- United States,
    • Birds -- Habits and behavior of,
    • Birds -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDrawings by the author.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Series(His young naturalist series)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL681 .H95
      The Physical Object
      Pagination214 p.
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6270958M
      LC Control Number59007972
      OCLC/WorldCa1285727

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Unicorn Princesses 8: Feather's Flight Paperback – August 7, by Emily Bliss (Author), Sydney Hanson (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 39 ratings. Book 8 of 8 in the Unicorn Princesses Series. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions /5(39).

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The beauty of an individual feather can be equally as beautiful as the bird and can also be a very helpful identification tool to prove what birds might be in present in your area. the primary flight feathers extend from the birds "hand" to the tips of its wings. the secondary flight feathers extend from the back of the ulna and provide the central section of the wing.

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Unlike the flight feather at the hand, the secondary flight feathers are counted from the carpal joint toward the proximal wing. Feathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, functional, beguiling. Their story begins in the Jurassic and leads through the development of flight, fluff, and high fashion.

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Down feathers are small and fluffy, and sit next to the bird’s body to keep it warm. Contour feathers are longer and stiffer, and cover the outside of the body to give the bird a streamlined shape. Flight feathers are the longest and toughest feathers. They line the bird’s wings and tail, and push against the air to power the bird in flight.

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A typical vaned feather features a main shaft, called the rachis. Fused to the rachis are a series of branches, or barbs; the barbs themselves are also branched and form the barbules.