remex

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remex

(rē′mĕks′)
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.

remex

pl. remiges; one of the large flight feathers of the wing. There are primary and secondary remiges.
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Variation in body mass and foraging effort of Barrow's Goldeneyes (Bucephala islandica) during remigial molt.
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.