Quiz: Feathers

Identify the feathers below and describe how they help a raptor to survive.

Down Feather

Type of feather:

Why is this feather important?

Counter Feather

Type of feather:

Why is this feather important?

Flight Feather

Type of feather:

Why is this feather important?

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Quiz created by BLM Snake River Birds of Prey NCA staff, 1997. Boise, ID. Illustrations in the quiz © The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Ornithology by M. Brooke and T. Birkhead, 1991. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY. Reproduced with permission.