The part which helps the birds to fly. Due to its lightweight and special mechanism, it helps them to fly against the wind.These are the epidermal growth and can be seen in both avian and non-avian birds.
The feather has 5 parts-
5- Hollow shaft
•There are two types of feather ; One is Vaned Feather and another is Down feather
•The part which helps the birds to fly. Due to its lightweight and special mechanism, it helps them to fly against the wind.
•According to Ornithologist, the weight of a bird feather is 0.0082 grams.
•It weighs more than its entire skeleton.
•The male Sandgrouse uses its feather to bring water. Which helps them to survive in the desert.
•Onagadori cocks have the longest feather (32Feet).
•Hummingbird has the smallest feather which is near 1/4 inch long.
•Male club-winged uses its feathers to produce sound.
•Birds use their feather not only to fly but also to use them as sunscreen, raincoat, and winter jacket.
•Pteronophobia is the fear of being tickled by a feather.
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