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*You're welcome to use this as a reference but if you heavily reference this please give credit to me
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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
A plume is a feather that covers parts of the body such as the feathers under tail.
*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
(Kristin V) This is not to be edited! Thank you for respecting my reguards. Have a wonderful day. God Bless!!!
Reference of the bird wing:
Goldfinger, Eliot. illus. Animal Anatomy for Artists
Goldfinger, Eliot. New York, NY. Oxford University Press, Inc.
Seton, Thompson Ernest. illus. Art Anatomy of
By Seton, Thompson Ernest. Mineola, NY.
Dover Publications, Inc. Print.
V., Kristin. (callmelittledregon) I own the 'owl secondary feather' and 'songbird primary feather'.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "Eagle Feather Types." Eagle Cam
. Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. 22
May 2005. Web. 25 Oct. 2008. HTML file.