remiges


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remiges

see remex.
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Wing coverts of both young, but not remiges, had emerged.
Boccaccio inserts a bravura segment about the smashing together of the helmless vessels: 'Hinc disiuncta classis, turbati remiges, ablata cum malis vela, et semoti ab officiis naute; nec mora illidi naves invicem, undis concuti vel assummi, scopulis infringi' (I.
Anting and non-anting crows were in various stages of molting remiges and rectrices at the time of the observations.
We observed an adult or subadult individual with dark brown upperparts (back, wing coverts, upper part of head and neck) and whitish remiges (flight feathers) (Fig.
Feathers of the bird were stuck to sticky stems of Coulter spiderling causing the owl to damage a number of flight feathers and tear off parts of several remiges while flapping its wings as it attempted to escape.
53,54) Normal extension of the wing with abnormal spreading of primary and secondary remiges can be caused by damage to the 2 main coordinators: the ligament elastic interremigale and the m.
In 1 of the groups with a large young (SE Gordon Islands; Table 1), the single adult flapped and stretched its wings between dives, revealing that none of the remiges were molting.
Cette etude nous a permis de constater que le caribou representait la principale proie des loups du Refuge d'oiseaux du golfe Reine-Maud, mais que les loups profitaient aussi de sources de nourriture vulnerables et abondantes selon les saisons, comme les oiseaux migrateurs, surtout vers la fin de 1'ete lorsque les canards et les oies ne pouvaient pas voler pendant la mue annuelle des remiges.