remiges


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remiges

see remex.
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Carpus, carpometacarpus, and phalanges: The primary remiges attach dorsally on the periosteum of the highly flattened platform of the manus.
The remiges are in sheath and are less than half grown but show the distinct chestnut barring of the adult.
owstoni and the light barring of the remiges is entirely white, without chestnut.
The expected changes in the remiges, body plumage, and rectrices that are usually correlated with flightlessness were otherwise relatively minor (Livezey 2003: tables 27-29).
Wild Barred Owls (classified as SY and ATY) examined in Washington State showed clear molt limits in the remiges with three generations easily visible in the ATYs (Jamie Acker, Dawn Garcia, and Stan Rullman; pers.
Of individuals captured that were not molting primary remiges 9 and 10, wing length was 206.
HY/SY male (Aug-Jul) has black and gray body plumage, dusky primary coverts and remiges with cinnamon edges, contrasting distinctly with replaced, black-and-white greater coverts and (at times) several tertials; underparts often tinged brownish.
The PF includes a variable amount of wing coverts but not the alula, primary coverts, tertials, rectrices or remiges.
The PF includes a variable number of greater coverts but no remiges or rectrices.
The first discriminant function separated groups primarily on differences in length of the first secondary remige and tarsus (LD1 = 67.