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Gr 4 Science Ch 4

Gr 4 Science Ch 4 Chapter Checkup Definitions

crest a tuft of feathers on a bird's head
down a layer of small, fluffy feathers underneath the outer feathers of some birds
field marks identifying marks found on birds
gizzard the part of the bird's stomach that grinds up food
habitat the particular kind of area in which an animal makes its home
insulate to keep warm even in freezing temperatures; prevent loss of heat
migrate to move from one place to another with the change of season
preen to clean feathers with the beak
quill the stiff, hollow portion of the feather
syrinx the bird's voice box
Created by: mbrennan262