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Birds Feather Structure, Function, Colour and Moult

Shaft of male Indian Peafowl tail feather (Pav...

Feather structure Feathers, which distinguish birds from other animals, develop from a knob or papilla located within a feather socket or follicle. The material of which the feather is composed is basically the same as that in the horn on … Continue reading

29. September 2011 by admin
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