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n. pl. remiges (rĕm′ə-jēz′)
A quill or flight feather of a bird's wing.
re·mig′i·al (rĭ-mĭj′ē-əl) adj.
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Variation in body mass and foraging effort of Barrow's Goldeneyes (Bucephala islandica) during remigial
Geese go through their annual remigial
molt in mid July to mid August and are flightless during this period (Ryder and Alisauskas, 1995).
Each year since 1986, during adult remigial
molt, we captured brant in corral traps.