Quiz 9: More on Head feathers

Here is a close-up of the head of a Song Sparrow, showing the feather groups and feather markings really well. In the copy below, I’ve outlined the feather groups, so that you can test your knowledge in the quiz that follows.

 

Head Feathers 2

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Question 1
The crown is labeled:
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Question 2
The throat is labeled:
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Question 3
The supercilium is labeled:
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Question 4
The auriculars are labeled:
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Question 5
The malar or submoustachial is labeled:
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Question 6
The lores are labeled:
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There are 6 questions to complete.

1 thought on “Quiz 9: More on Head feathers”

  1. First time I’ve really paid attention to the extent of the auriculars. Would have maybe expected the anterior portion to have been divided out and called the “subcilium,” or something!

    Great fun & most helpful.

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