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Zoology 1/Test 3

Animals born without any pigments Albinos
A bird's tail feathers Retrices
Contour feathers that the bird uses to fly Flight Feathers
A sac of oil the bird uses to clean and waterproof its feathers Preen Gland
Pigments in animals that color them red, orange, pink or yellow Carotenoids
What a bird is doing when it picks up ants and rubs them on its feathers Anting
The soft part of the feather Vane
A baby bird that has just hatched from its shell Hatchling
Pigments in animals that color them red or green Porphyrins
Ducks, geese and swans are considered these Water Fowl
The flight feathers on a birds wing Remiges
Chemicals that have a specific color Pigments
Be prepared to label parts of a bird's feather (shaft, vane and quill)
Know all 5 basic feather types and characteristics of each See lesson 3 in textbook (Contour, Down, Bristles, Semiplume and Filoplume)
Created by: Zoology 1