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Digit of a bird wing homologous to the thumb.



(also known as bastard wing or spurious wing), a group of feathers attached to the first digit of bird wings. The alula usually consists of four feathers, but sometimes there are three (certain passerines and Picidae) or six (the touraco). It can move forward and upward, preventing disruption of the airstream from the wing at large angles of incidence. The alula is most developed in forest birds that have rounded wings and are capable of maneuverable flight.

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The paleontologists named the new species Eoalulavis, because this goldfinch-sized bird shows the earliest evidence of an alula.
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FCF in both males and females shows molt limits within the greater coverts, between the outer greater coverts and the carpal covert, or occasionally between the carpal covert and the alula.