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Bird Anatomy: Wing and Feather by Christ1nMe Bird Anatomy: Wing and Feather by Christ1nMe
Rules:
*Do Not redistribute this in any way!
*You're welcome to use this as a reference but if you heavily reference this please give credit to me
*Heavily reference means that the image is recognizable from the original.

I worked very hard on this, I'd appreciate it if you don't take this for granted. If people start stealing this, I WILL take them down!

Harlan's Red-Tailed Hawk:
*Has 10 primary feathers
*Has 14 secondary feathers
*Has distinction in Lower Coverts (Blue and Periwinkle)
*Has Upper Coverts and Lower Coverts
*Has 3 Winglets
*Has Scapulars

Notes:
A plume is a feather that covers parts of the body such as the feathers under tail.

Map Key:
*Purple - Primary feathers
*Green - Secondary feathers
*Blue - Lower Coverts (Greater Coverts), these cover the Secondaries
*Periwinkle - Lower Coverts (Greater Coverts), these cover the Primaries
*Red - Upper Coverts (Lesser Coverts)
*Grey - Scapulars
*Yellow - Winglets

Related Drawings:

Artwork © :iconcallmelittledregon: (Kristin V) This is not to be edited! Thank you for respecting my reguards. Have a wonderful day. God Bless!!!
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Credits:
Reference of the bird wing:
Goldfinger, Eliot. illus. Animal Anatomy for Artists. By
Goldfinger, Eliot. New York, NY. Oxford University Press, Inc.
2004. Print.
Seton, Thompson Ernest. illus. Art Anatomy of
Ainimals.
By Seton, Thompson Ernest. Mineola, NY.
Dover Publications, Inc. Print.

Individual Feathers:
V., Kristin. (callmelittledregon) I own the 'owl secondary feather' and 'songbird primary feather'.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "Eagle Feather Types." Eagle Cam
Web Log
. Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. 22
May 2005. Web. 25 Oct. 2008. HTML file.
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Shadyshadowcat Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This really helped! thanks! ^^
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Christ1nMe Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your welcome!
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Shadyshadowcat Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
^^
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:iconkamukuraizuru:
I was planning to make a post on tumblr with a bunch of references for art to help out other artists and i was considering using this one, you WILL be properly credited with a link back to this page. I just wanted to ask permission first. Would you mind if I did that?
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Christ1nMe Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i don't mind. thanks for asking for permission!
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TrixyNetex Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazingly helpful :D
Thank you for sharing :hug:
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Christ1nMe Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your welcome
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0-EmoLeopard-0 Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my gosh, this is invaluable. Thanks so much!
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Christ1nMe Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your welcome.
God bless.
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:iconmadzwick:
very helpfull i really apriciate this
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