FEATHERS OF BIRDS

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As we know, birds are the only creatures with feathers on their bodies. Different birds have different types of feathers.

The feathers covering the body of a bird are of three types – flight feathers, body feathers and down feathers.

FLIGHT FEATHERS:

  • Flight feathers help a bird to
  • They are much stronger and harder than other feathers.
  • They are found in the tail and wings of a bird.

 

BODY FEATHERS:

Body feathers give a certain shape to the bird. They cover the body.

                         

DOWN FEATHERS:

  • Down feathers keep the bodies of birds warm.
  • They are very minute, hairlike, soft and fluffy.
 
 
 

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