Quiz 50: Bird topography – upperside

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Here is a new quiz about the topography of the upperparts of a large songbird.

Question 1
The feathers marked 1 are the:
A
Mantle
B
Lesser coverts
C
Secondaries
D
Scapulars
Question 2
The feathers marked 2 are the:
A
Greater coverts
B
Scapulars
C
Mantle
D
Lesser coverts
Question 3
The feathers marked 3 are the:
A
Lesser coverts
B
Scapulars
C
Greater coverts
D
Mantle
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tricky, I know, putting scapulars in twice. The scapulars form an oval patch extending from just above the bend of the folded wing, along the whole length of the mantle to the rear of the wing.
Question 4
The feathers marked 4 are the:
A
Greater coverts
B
Scapulars
C
Lesser coverts
D
Secondaries
Question 5
The feathers marked 5 are the:
A
Scapulars
B
Primaries
C
Secondaries
D
Greater coverts
Question 6
The species is:
A
Common Raven
B
Fish Crow
C
Northwestern Crow
D
American Crow
There are 6 questions to complete.

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