flight feather

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flight feather

[′flīt ‚feth·ər]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of the long contour feathers on the wing of a bird. Also known as remex.
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The mass was broad based and invasive, extending deep to the ulna and involving the insertion of the secondary remiges.
De la mi-juillet jusqu'au mois de septembre, de 10000 a 30000 hareldes kakawis (Clangula hyemalis) se servent des systemes de lagunes du centre de la mer de Beaufort pour la mue de leurs remiges.
An adult Ancient Murrelet beached in September 1976 (Alaska Peninsula) and a probable second-year murrelet beached in July 1987 (Oregon) were synchronously molting remiges.
The family usually inhabits the ventral and dorsal portions of remiges and rectrices, which are easy-to-sample microhabitats for those examining birds (Proctor, 2003).
Ltd, a fully-fledged oncology pharmaceutical firm announced that it would be injecting in Remiges BioPharma Fund (Remiges Fund), a newly formed biotech venture capital fund.