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Parts of birds

beak

noun

the hard curved or pointed part of a bird’s mouth

bill

noun

a bird’s beak

breast

noun

the front part of a bird’s body

cockscomb

noun

the thin red piece of flesh that grows on top of a male chicken’s head

collar

noun

an area around an animal’s or bird’s neck that is a different colour from the rest of its body

comb

noun

the piece of red flesh on the top of the head of some birds, especially male chickens

crest

noun

a set of feathers on the top of the heads of some birds

down

noun

the small soft feathers of a bird

feather

noun

one of the narrow tubes with thin soft hairs on each side that cover a bird’s body

gizzard

noun

the stomach of a chicken or other bird

mandible

noun

the top or bottom part of a bird’s beak

plumage

noun

a bird’s feathers

quill

noun

a large feather from a bird

ruff

noun

the fur or feathers that grow around the neck of an animal or bird

spur

noun

a sharp curved part on the back of a bird’s leg

talon

noun

one of the sharp nails on the feet of some birds that kill other animals for food

vent

noun

a small hole in the body of a fish or bird through which waste or eggs come out

wattle

noun

a piece of skin that hangs from the head or neck of some birds

web

noun

a thin layer of skin between the toes of some birds and animals that helps them to swim well

wing

noun

one of the parts on a bird, insect, or bat that move up and down and allow it to fly. Birds have two wings, but insects have either two or four wings

wingtip

noun

the point at the end of the wing of a bird or plane

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