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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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igloo9201 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank yooooou will be using!
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iamash18 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's is amazing! can I use this as refrance?
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Christ1nMe Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yes
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JuanDV Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
Thank you! very helpful
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Christ1nMe Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your welcome
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Shadyshadowcat Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This really helped! thanks! ^^
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Christ1nMe Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
your welcome!
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Shadyshadowcat Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
^^
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KamukuraIzuru Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014
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 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i don't mind. thanks for asking for permission!
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