down feather

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down feather

small feathers whose barbs do not unite to form a closed vane, thus giving it a fluffy appearance.
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He broke free, ran the bird down and with a leap, caught it in the air and then delivered to hand.
A big pintail came in then flared, and I raised my gun and sent the bird down to the ice, one of those shots you don't forget.
i'm gonnna kill myself if you take flappy bird down :'(
It took the four members of the French crew to hold the bird down to strap its giant wings - they have a 7ft span - to its body.
Employees from Penelec electric company did a great job getting the bird down for me," said WCO Minnich.
But now postie Dominic Moreno, 40, thinks he's tracked the elusive bird down in Cardiff.
Instead of stopping straight ahead as I originally had planned, I taxied my sick bird down to the end of the runway, differentially braking off the runway at a 45-degree angle to give one of my bros behind me the entire runway.
Workers at the 2wit 2woo owl and raptor centre at Kinnoir, near Huntly in Aberdeenshire, are now seeking help from a tree climber to get the bird down.
If you knock a bird down, make sure it's dead before you or your gun dog attempt to retrieve it.
FATHER Alec Reid's 'Nazi' slur has brought a rare bird down to earth.
He was an experienced retriever, but if there was a bird down I gave him, at best, a 50/50 chance of finding it--a snow goose in a blizzard.
That attention-seeking bird down the pub every World Cup or European Championship, with an England shirt hovering just past her knickers, baying at the giant screen for Bulgaria (they play in white too so it's an easy mistake) to score from a corner they think is a penalty.