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tail covert

Saltos de línea: tail cov¦ert

Definición de tail covert en inglés:

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(In a bird’s tail) each of the smaller feathers covering the bases of the main feathers.
Example sentences
  • We captured 30 males on 10 April 1997 at the start of the breeding season when males were regularly seen displaying their upper tail coverts.
  • Many species have bright colors on their rump, wings and upper tail coverts that can be covered by their wings while they are on the ground foraging.
  • The flight feathers are black, and the upper tail coverts and rump area are cobalt blue.

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