posted February 7th, 2012; last edited August 20th, 2012 –– David Sibley

A quiz on bird wing feathers

The major groups of feathers on the wing are showing well on this American Robin, and each is labeled with a letter. In the quiz below, select the letter that matches the feather group named in that question.

Bird Topography: Wings 1

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Question 1
Greater Coverts (Greater secondary coverts)
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
E
E
F
F
Question 2
Secondaries
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
E
E
F
F
G
G
Question 3
Primaries
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
E
E
F
F
G
G
Question 4
Primary coverts
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
E
E
F
F
G
G
Question 5
Median Coverts
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
E
E
F
F
Question 6
Scapulars
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
E
E
Question 7
Tertials
A
A
B
B
C
C
D
D
E
E
F
F
G
G
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